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Under the new proposed
state funding plan, the Toledo Public Schools (TPS) district won't receive
extra funding until 2015, but the district still has programs in place to help
their students succeed.
One mentoring program,
Partners in Education, forges relationships between businesses and schools to
help boost academic success through community outreach. Although no new state funding
will be coming to TPS this year, the Partners say they can donate more time to
help bridge the gap.
Partners in Education
began in 1994, and they've recently added seven new business partners to the
Each student gets two
employee volunteers that mentor and tutor them. Participants say it's a small
commitment of their time, and they feel it makes a big impact.
"My belief, and our belief
at Binkleman, is that there can never be too many hands in a child's life, you
know, in a positive way," said Marcie Kunick, of Binkleman Corporation. "We
feel that we are giving positive reinforcement to the kids."
Partners in Education is
still looking for more partners to link up with schools and take an active role
in student success. Any individual or business interested can visit their website here.