The Effectiveness of Volunteer Tutoring Programs for Elementary and Middle School Students: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Ritter2009TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Volunteer Tutoring Programs for Elementary and Middle School Students: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Gary W. Ritter and Joshua H. Barnett and George S. Denny and Ginger R. Albin},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={79},
  pages={3 - 38}
}
This meta-analysis assesses the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs for improving the academic skills of students enrolled in public schools Grades K–8 in the United States and further investigates for whom and under what conditions tutoring can be effective. The authors found 21 studies (with 28 different study cohorts in those studies) reporting on randomized field trials to guide them in assessing the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs. Overall, the authors found volunteer… 

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