Mari Bingham, an AmeriCorps tutor, works with kindergartner Salma McGowan, 6, at Mary Lyon Elementary in Tacoma on Tuesday. Bingham, who receives a small stipend from AmeriCorps, says she volunteers nearly 40 hours a week helping teachers in multiple grades with reading instruction. Her position and AmeriCorps may be eliminated next fall if President Trump’s proposed budget passes Congress.
Mari Bingham, an AmeriCorps tutor, works with kindergartner Salma McGowan, 6, at Mary Lyon Elementary in Tacoma on Tuesday. Bingham, who receives a small stipend from AmeriCorps, says she volunteers nearly 40 hours a week helping teachers in multiple grades with reading instruction. Her position and AmeriCorps may be eliminated next fall if President Trump’s proposed budget passes Congress. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Mari Bingham, an AmeriCorps tutor, works with kindergartner Salma McGowan, 6, at Mary Lyon Elementary in Tacoma on Tuesday. Bingham, who receives a small stipend from AmeriCorps, says she volunteers nearly 40 hours a week helping teachers in multiple grades with reading instruction. Her position and AmeriCorps may be eliminated next fall if President Trump’s proposed budget passes Congress. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com

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