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Student Tutors

Students in USF's College of Education are teaching AND learning at the same time by serving as tutors at a number of Hillsborough County Middle Schools. University Beat shows you how the tutoring project of the SunCoast Area Teacher Training (SCATT) Honors Program, with the backing of a legendary Bay area businessman, is preparing the teachers of tomorrow and helping the students of today.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Lori Yusko, interim director of the SCATT Honors Program, talks about how the middle school students benefit from the program.

Tampa businessman Olin Mott shares his thoughts about the SCATT Honors Program.


Col. Carl W. Hawkins, Jr. of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department says his department is involved with the SCATT Honors Program because keeping children in school helps lower crime rates.

For more information

Lori Yusko, Interim Director, USF College of Education SCATT Honors Program
E-mail: yusko@coedu.usf.edu or 813-974-2061



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