America Reads / Counts
Administered by Office of University-Community Partnerships, the Rutgers-Newark America Reads/Counts Program serves youth and adults by providing tutoring in Newark area schools and in other education-related institutions and organizations. In partnership with the Newark Literacy Campaign and Rutgers-Newark’s Office of Financial Aid/Student Employment, the America Reads/Counts Program has become a positive addition to the Newark community.
Rutgers-Newark students are eligible to become an America Reads/Counts tutor based on the following criteria:
- Must be enrolled currently at Rutgers-Newark.
- Must be eligible for federal work-study.
- Must indicate interest in doing community service on their work-study application.
- Must be interested in and dedicated to tutoring in the areas of reading and math.
Information about the current America Reads/Counts tutors can be found here.
For more information about the America Reads/Counts Program, contact: