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AARP Experience Corps 


Experience Corps is an established partnership between the Tempe Elementary School district and the City of Tempe that pairs highly trained senior volunteers with children in grades 1 – 3 who are at risk of not reaching critical reading goals. Volunteers meet with children in one-on-one tutoring sessions for an entire school year. Both the seniors and the students benefit by building relationships and working to achieve important reading goals. 

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We Want You Back!

We Want You BackThe "We Want You Back" attendance initiative is a partnership between the Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) and the Mayor Offices of Tempe and Guadalupe to seek out and connect with students who have/or potentially dropped out of school. 

The home visits partner educational staff, city officials and community members to meet with students and their families about the importance of attending school. Students are encouraged to come back, finish their high school education and be a TUHSD graduate.