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Exelon employee Roseann Saldana helps 4th grader Jorge Ipina practice his reading skills


Grade schoolers, corporate mentors pair up to boost reading skills

by Kate Rooney
May 8, 2014


Chicago Public School students have been getting a sense of what it's like in the business world while improving their reading skills under a mentorship program pairing them with employees of electric and natural gas utility Exelon Corp. The program features weekly tutoring sessions at the company's Loop headquarters.