Spring ISD to launch $3M online tutoring program

Spring ISD trustees approved a $3 million contract with Intervene K-12 on Nov. 9 for online tutoring. (Courtesy Canva)
Spring ISD trustees approved a $3 million contract with Intervene K-12 on Nov. 9 for online tutoring. (Courtesy Canva)

Spring ISD trustees approved a $3 million contract with Intervene K-12 on Nov. 9 for online tutoring. (Courtesy Canva)

Spring ISD trustees approved an about $3 million online tutoring program for students funded by federal coronavirus aid grants at their Nov. 9 meeting.

The district’s contract with Intervene K-12 for High Dosage Tutoring was approved unanimously by trustees under the consent agenda, which is voted on in one motion. The program will be available online for students to receive academic help in groups of about four students per instructor.



“We will have the opportunity to serve 28 of our campuses five days a week in small groups,” Chief of Innovation and Equity Lupita Hinojosa said at a Nov. 6 board workshop.

The tutoring program will be funded using the district’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III federal funds received through the American Rescue Plan Act. The tutoring program was first implemented at SISD as part of a pilot program in the spring 2020-2021 semester.

"We are really excited to be able to put our ESSER funds to good use to be able to serve our tier two and tier three students,” Hinojosa said.

By Emily Lincke

Reporter, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Emily joined Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021 after working for a small town newspaper in El Campo, TX for two years. Before that, she interned and freelanced for the Houston Chronicle and worked as a freelance photographer and writer in the Houston area. A controversial fact about Emily is that she prefers sugar cookies over chocolate chip cookies. She graduated with a print journalism degree from the University of Houston in 2018.



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