Education

Schoolhouse.world benefits Rhode Island and New Hampshire students

January 25, 2021

Last year, the Charles Koch Institute launched a $1.5 million partnership to establish and scale Schoolhouse.world, a platform created by Khan Academy founder Sal Khan, that helps students get free, individualized academic help.

The Providence Journal and WMUR recently featured Schoolhouse.world’s partnership with Rhode Island and New Hampshire to offer free, small group tutoring sessions to high-school students.

When asked about the partnership, Rhode Island State Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green said, “We know that tutoring is one of the best supports we can provide to students who are struggling to keep up, but usually it is so expensive that the students who need it the most will not have access. Schoolhouse.world ensures all Rhode Island students, regardless of finances, can get the live tutoring they need during this difficult time.”

“Now New Hampshire students will have access to this live support and the ability to mentor other students. It is a timely solution that addresses so many needs,” said New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut

Khan also recently discussed innovation in education with CNBC (click here and here) and Yahoo Finance.

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