Demand for K-12 tutors skyrockets as parents, schools seek extra help for struggling students

Now that in-person classes are back in session, demand for tutors is skyrocketing as schools and parents seek to help students close the learning gaps that resulted from months of online-only instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Across the metro area, parents are scurrying to book lessons for their kids at learning centers, hire in-home tutors or explore digital options.

“This year we’ve been enrolling more students, especially the younger ones,” said Ethan Yang, executive director of Huntington Learning Center in Roseville. “What we teach here, the kids are missing at school.”

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