Tutor.com Teams with Keystone National High School to Provide On Demand Tutoring
Students connect and have access to professional tutors online
New York, NY (September 5, 2007) – Tutor.com, the leading provider of on demand homework help and tutoring services announces it will provide on demand tutoring to Keystone National High School, the nation's largest accredited online high school. The program will allow Keystone's 5,000 full-time students to register for 75 minutes of complimentary tutoring from Tutor.com during the 2007-2008 academic school year.
"As an accredited online High School, Keystone is committed to helping students across the country achieve their potential through the latest in innovative distance learning approaches coupled with high quality instruction from certified teachers," said Steve Brown, CEO of KC Distance Learning, which operates Keystone National High School. "We are excited to enhance the learning experience for our students and offer them an additional resource to excel in Keystone's academic environment."
While traditional in-person tutoring services as well as many online tutoring companies require scheduled appointments with the same tutor at the same time each week, students who use Tutor.com services are empowered to access help on demand the minute they need it. Students can choose from more than 1,800 professional tutors for one-to-one sessions in any core academic subject.
"We believe so strongly in the mission of our company to connect students to a professional tutor the minute they get stuck, that we're giving away over a million dollars of on demand tutoring this fall through carefully selected partners," said George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com. "We're excited to help the students at Keystone National High School achieve their academic goals."
Tutor.com creates innovative, on demand homework help and tutoring services that connect students to a professional tutor online the moment they need help in math, science, social studies or English. Our network of over 1,800 professional tutors has delivered over 2 million one-to-one tutoring sessions. Tutor.com services include Tutor.com Direct, an on demand tutoring service for families and Live Homework Help, an after-school program offered at over 1,600 public libraries. Tutor.com also powers two statewide, governor-supported initiatives, HomeworkKansas and HomeworkAlabama. Tutor.com was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for the New York Region in 2006 and honored as one of the 25 Best Small Companies for Women 2007 by Working Mother. For more information or a free trial of the service please visit Tutor.com or call (800) 411-1970.
About Keystone National High School
Keystone National High School is the nation's largest accredited online high school, serving students in all 50 states and around the world. Offering an innovative, flexible, student-focused education built on more than 30 years of experience, Keystone uses the latest distance learning approaches, offering students courses both online and by traditional correspondence. Keystone is accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, the Distance Education and Training Council, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Students can enroll throughout the year for a few credits or in the complete diploma program. Keystone National High School is operated by KC Distance Learning, Inc. (KCDL), a leading provider of distance learning programs for high school students. Since its first programs were introduced in 1974, KCDL has enriched the lives of more than 200,000 students through high quality online and correspondence education programs. For more information on Keystone, please call 800-255-4937 or visit www.keystonehighschool.com.