Learn what you can do so there is No More Gap
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Little has changed in headlines about education in America since the 1960s when President Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty.” Some schools are failing. Too many students are dropping out. Businesses look overseas or out of their community to employ an educated workforce.
Each One Teach One proves that there is not just one teacher per 24 children in a classroom. There are 25 teachers. Empower the students as Each One Teach One teachers and you'll witness increased self-confidence, motivation for learning and achievement. Read what teachers are saying about their experiences with EOTO.
Parents and older siblings can teach younger children in English or their native language. Children can be Each One Teach One teachers to build their parents' English as a second language. Read what parents and families are saying about their experiences with EOTO.
Volunteer to work one-on-one with a student. Your community is stronger when students do well in school. Read what community volunteers are saying about their experiences with EOTO.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community . . . Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.”
– César Chávez
Churches, housing complexes, youth organizations and universities, be part of the solution: No More Gap
Teach young people to be Each One Teach One partners so they discover both the joy and power of serving their community while combating a seemingly intractable problem of students who struggle in school. Read what community volunteers are saying about their experiences with EOTO.
Volunteer to work one-on-one with a student to keep your mind and heart engaged. No preparation is necessary and discipline is not an issue. Your physical and mental health may depend on it: volunteering for 2-3 hours a week has been shown to “reduce heart rates and blood pressure, enhance immune systems, reduce stress, and combat social isolation.”1 Read what retirees are saying about their experiences with EOTO.
1Why Good Things Happen to Good People by Stephen Post, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics at Stony Brook University.