Tutor us, Santa baby.
And don’t bother bringing Californians another four lords-a-leaping or eight swans-a-swimming, St. Nick. What we need this year are nearly 5.9 million tutors—one for each and every one of our public school students.
Because you could fill a giant sack with all the research showing that one-on-one tutoring is students’ best bet for playing academic catch-up, which is needed more than ever right now.
St. Nick: Most of our kids, both the nice and the naughty, would need a team of flying reindeer to get back to grade level …