Tutor.com urges Students to join Texas Instruments' "Count Me In!" Program

NEW YORK, NY, August 18, 2009 -Tutor.com urges students to say 'Count Me In!' and pledge to spread the word about the importance of math education as part of a new Texas Instruments back-to-school program. As part of the program, students commit to telling others why math education is important to the future of their world. Students will be encouraged to challenge themselves to consider taking higher level math courses to broaden their college and career options.

Students who sign the pledge have the chance to win a one-of-a kind TI Math Rocks! guitar autographed by the Jonas Brothers , TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator and an entire year of live, online math tutoring from Tutor.com. Teachers can also win a class set of TI-Nspire graphing calculators, online math tutoring for their students and other exciting prizes. Tutors are online 24/7 ready to help students with everything from algebra to physics and much more.

“Math literacy is vital in enabling students to reach their full potential in school and their careers,” said Terri Grosh, director of parent and student marketing, Texas Instruments Education Technology business. “We’re pleased that Tutor.com shares this outlook and is providing students with the resources to help them in their pursuit for a solid math education.”

“We enjoy working with Texas Instruments to spread the word about how critical a solid math education is for today’s students,” said George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com. “We also know math can be a challenging subject and getting help from a real, live tutor just when a student is struggling can be the best way to master tough math concepts.”

Now through Oct. 15, teens, their parents and teachers can sign the pledge at www.countmeinpledge.com to support math literacy and be registered for a chance to win the student or teacher grand prize packages, as well as daily prize pack drawings for students and teachers. Each student prize package includes free online tutoring from Tutor.com.

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