More than 30,000 U.S. high school graduates will receive free tutoring through Teach for America
NEW YORK — Students in more than 30 states and the District of Columbia can receive free online courses that will help them develop better study skills, a program developed by the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ESCO).
The initiative, which will start this month, is the first of its kind to address the problem of the U-12-16 cohort, which is growing more and more difficult to teach, said the ESCO chief, Michel Sidibe.
The U.K. and Germany have already begun offering the free classes and will roll them out in the coming weeks.
More than 4.5 million U.M. students are enrolled in ESCO-funded courses.
It is a fraction of the total enrollment in the U