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Fifth grader Jonathan Eifealdt is one of 25 Math Corps students in Detroit Lakes who entered the program this year being very close to proficient, but just needed a little extra boost from tutor Dana Motschenbacher.

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They call it the "domestic peace corps," and it's now inside the Detroit Lakes School District.

It's the first year the Reading and Math Corps have been infused into the schools, which has new tutors placed into both Roosevelt and Rossman.


The new tutors are hired through the district, but at no cost to it as the federally funded program grants certain schools the extra positions.

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