Students at Bennett Elementary School in Detroit receive 30 minutes of one-on-one reading tutoring with volunteers who teleconference from General Motors Co. Using laptops, headphones and the TutorMate online literacy program, the GM volunteers lead reading sessions guided by the program and based on students' abilities and send feedback to classroom teachers. "They get special time with someone who cares about them. It makes them feel special," said teacher Cecilia Ly, who praised the twice-a-week program as also boosting students' self-esteem.

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