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K-5 Literacy Tutoring Offered

The Louisiana Department of Education is launching a new literacy tutoring program for kindergarten through 5th grade students. The Steve Carter Literacy Tutoring Program, part of the Louisiana Tutoring Initiative, provides $1,000 digital vouchers to eligible students for literacy tutoring.

Tutors are approved by the Louisiana Department of Education and have expertise in reading and literacy. Tutoring can be in-person or virtual. Applying for the digital voucher and tutoring services is easy and will take less than 5 minutes.

Visit www.louisianatutoringinitiative.com to learn more about the Steve Carter Literacy Tutoring Program and sign up to be alerted when the application is live.

Once the application opens, you will be required to:

● Enter your email address to receive a temporary pin.

● Provide your student’s unique student ID number, school district and name, grade level, and date of birth in the system. If eligible for the program, students will receive a message on the website in real-time noting their eligibility. Once eligibility is approved and verified by the school, students can access available funds online, which can be used only through the platform to schedule tutoring.

● Enter your zip code to find a nearby certified tutor or a virtual tutor.