Document Number: 9206State-Funded Mentoring Program Performance Mixed; Take Stock and Best Buddies Do Well - As directed by the legislature, OPPAGA examined six state-supported mentoring programs for K-12 students. This report describes the variation among programs and analyzes participants' performance outcomes compared to those of students with similar characteristics. The programs reviewed were: Best Buddies, Bigs in Schools (Big Brother Big Sister), Boys and Girls Clubs, Take Stock in Children, Teen Trendsetters and the YMCA Reads! program. (OPPAGA, March 2011)...
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