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Document Number: 8097

Impact Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Education's Student Mentoring Program: Final Report - The student mentoring program is designed to fund grantees to enable them to provide mentoring to at-risk students in the middle grades. The ultimate goal of the program is to improve student acadeic and behavioral outcomes through the guidance and encouragement of a volunteer mentor. The main finding of the impact study was that there was no statistically significant impacts of the program for the sample as a whole on the array of student outcomes. There was, however, some scattered evident that impacts were heterogeneous across types of students. (IES/NCEE, March 2009)...

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