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It All Adds Up to More Heart: End of the Year Results are IN!

06.12.2019

As we head into the summer, we are thrilled to celebrate the outstanding academic progress made by nearly 1,000 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students during the 2018/19 school year. With an increase in students and schools from the 2017/18 school year, we were able to help even more students surpass their goals and end the year on yet another high note.

Take a look at some of our results here:

  • 98% of 993 Heart Tutoring students met program growth goals in math, growing in two or
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Heart Volunteer Partner – GEM

03.29.2019

Seal of “Efficiency” from the Best

 

Global Endowment Management (GEM) began their partnership with Heart Math Tutoring in 2014 when Heart Tutoring was the recipient of a GEM Foundation grant. As the internal, employee-led grant team was establishing their financial partnership they also saw a great opportunity to start a volunteer partnership, with the first GEM tutors starting in the 2015/16 school year. GEM’s leadership not only encourages volunteering but prioritizes educating employees on the needs of the Charlotte community.

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Heart Celebrated Math Day with Fox 46 News

03.11.2019

On March 6th, 2019, Heart Math Tutoring celebrated World Math Day with Fox 46 News.  Good Day Anchors Jason Harper and Paige Fehling hosted Executive Director Emily Gaffney and Heart Tutoring tutor at Montclaire Elementary, Charles Duckett. They discussed math education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and how Heart is supporting student growth. Check out a clip from the interview here!… continue reading

March 14th Pi Day Hangouts

03.03.2019

March 14th is Pi Day (3/14), and representatives from Heart Tutoring will be hitting the town for informal/optional gatherings all day with any tutors, donors, friends, and staff who want to meet. Check out who, when, and where below.

  • 8 – 9AM coffee at Panera on Fairview (w/ Sally)
  • 8 – 9AM coffee at Amelie’s on College Street (w/ Emily)
  • 9:30 – 10:30AM coffee at Dunkin Donuts on Independence (Linda + Alexis)
  • 11:30AM – 12:30PM lunch at Panera in the University Area (Alexis)
  • 12 –
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Math Madness (in March)

For anyone interested in getting more plugged into the cause around math, education, and/or opportunity, we are keeping math stats and event opportunities coming during the month of March.

Math Matters!

  • Did you know that math achievement at age 7 is predictive of socioeconomic status at age 42? (This is after controlling for IQ, academic motivation, and socioeconomic status at birth.) (Ritchie & Bates, Enduring Links From Childhood Mathematics and Reading Achievement to Adult Socioeconomic Status, 2013)
  • Surprise – not only do school-entry math
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