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The Answer to Homework Struggles

The Homework Center at the New Britain Public Library is calling all middle and high school students. Parents, are your children struggling in class, with homework assignments or tests?

Get them to the Homework Center, a free service, at the New Britain Public Library. The Center is in its 13th year, thanks to support from the American Savings Foundation. Open through the school year, help is available through June 11, Monday through Thursday, 4 – 6:30 in half hour appointments.

Problem with an assignment? Behind in a class? Don’t understand certain subjects? Lost in math?

Need to improve your reading? Tutors will work, one on one, in math, science, English and reading.

There have been many success stories of improved grades, getting students back on track in their classes and conquering their anxiety about school work.

Testimony from a student: “The Homework Center’s tutor made math accessible in ways I can understand.” A parent told us, that they have seen a change in the way their son approaches school since starting tutoring. He no longer dreads going to school and actually seems excited about math. Another parent shared that “The Homework Center helped my daughter to excel in math, a subject she has struggled with for years.”

Your child will benefit from individualized tutoring. What do you have to lose? Certainly there is much to gain.

Plus there’s homework help for use at home. Learning Express, an online database is available from the library’s webpage (www.nbpl.info). There is a section of help for elementary, middle and high school students with practice tests and tutorials in a variety of subjects,

Call 860-2243-155 ext. 130 for information on the Homework Center or to make an appointment. For information on the free database, Learning Express, call ext. 125.