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Tutoring Gives Pupils an Edge…for Preschool

As competition rises for entry into the most sought after private schools, more parents than ever before are hiring tutors for their preschool age children in an effort to give them an academic advantage.

As competition rises for entry into the most sought after private
schools, more parents than ever before are hiring tutors for their
preschool age children in an effort to give them an academic
advantage.

"Nonremedial tutoring for children entering school is a relatively
new phenomenon," said Dr. Arthur Levine, president of Teachers
College at Columbia University, "but like every type of tutoring, it
is growing. Anything parents can do to give their children an edge,
they are interested in."

The article, entitled "Tutoring Gives Pupils an Edge…for Preschool"
appeared in the July 31st edition of the New York Times.

When possible, the News Bureau provides a link to article summaries, a link is always provided to the online source. Not all online sources archive information and some charge a fee for older material.

Published Sunday, Sep. 15, 2002

Tutoring Gives Pupils an Edge…for Preschool

As competition rises for entry into the most sought after private
schools, more parents than ever before are hiring tutors for their
preschool age children in an effort to give them an academic
advantage.

"Nonremedial tutoring for children entering school is a relatively
new phenomenon," said Dr. Arthur Levine, president of Teachers
College at Columbia University, "but like every type of tutoring, it
is growing. Anything parents can do to give their children an edge,
they are interested in."

The article, entitled "Tutoring Gives Pupils an Edge…for Preschool"
appeared in the July 31st edition of the New York Times.

When possible, the News Bureau provides a link to article summaries, a link is always provided to the online source. Not all online sources archive information and some charge a fee for older material.

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