Saturday, August 21, 2010

As Private Tutoring Booms, Parents Look at the Returns

As Private Tutoring Booms, Parents Look at the Returns By PAUL SULLIVAN, NYTimes Wealth Matter column

Wealthy parents pay a lot for their children’s tutors, and they usually expect more than improved grades. "[Tutors] are now being used far more to guide students through particularly tough courses, insure their grades are equal to or above their peers’ and, in the end, polish a child’s college application."

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