Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Kumon No. 1 Education Franchise for 14th Consecutive Year
Teaneck, N.J. (January 5, 2015) – Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading franchisor, has once again proven itself as a leader in the franchise industry. For the 14th consecutive year, Kumon has been ranked as the number one tutoring franchise in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 issue. The company, which has more than 375,000 students currently enrolled nationwide, has plans for continued growth throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico in 2015.
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“These results translated into a self-esteem boost that I didn’t anticipate,” Ms. Goldman said.
Teachers are recommending students who can benefit from Kumon’s instruction and, with parent involvement, are making the enrichment center an official partner in the learning process.
“The idea is not for Kumon students to be ‘tutored’ per se but to ‘self-propel’ through the material,” says center director Naomi Sazuki…
Even if your child prefers roving work stations to a dedicated desk, identify appropriate study spots and make sure she has all necessary supplies. “Try to pick the quietest areas in your home that will have as few distractions as possible,” advises Rima Muth from the national math and reading enrichment program Kumon.