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Document Number: 2844

School-Based Mentoring: A First Look Into Its Potential MS Word - Research shows that providing youth with consistent adult support through a well-supervised, frequently occurring, long-term mentoring relationship improves grades and family relationships, and helps prevent initiation of drug and alcohol use. Mentoring within the school context, or “school-based mentoring,” is one of the most promising and rapidly expanding approaches; advocates claim it serves as a strong complement to the traditional community-based approach. This brief provides a detailed look at school-based programs, draws conclusions and offers suggestions for improvement and successful implementation. (Carla Herrera, Public/Private Ventures, September 1999)...
Author: Carla Herrera
Publisher: Public/Private Ventures

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