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The Impact of School-Based Mentoring on Youths With Different Relational Profiles
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Associations between youths’ relationship profiles and mentoring outcomes were explored in the context of a national, randomized study of 1,139 youths (54% female) in geographically diverse Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring programs. The sample included youths in Grades 4 –9 from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, the majority of whom were receiving free or …

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How Effective Are Mentoring Programs for Youth? A Systematic Assessment of the Evidence
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Whether it’s parents, teachers, coaches, or family friends, there’s no question that adults serve as powerful role models for youth as they transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Mentoring programs across the United States have tried to harness the power of positive role models in the hopes that relationships with an adult mentor will …

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A Follow-Up Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of the Effects of Business in the Community’s Time to Read Mentoring Programme
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. This report presents the findings of a randomised controlled trial evaluation of the Time to Read volunteer mentoring programme run by Business in the Community. There already exists a strong body of evidence demonstrating that Time to Read is extremely well received by schools, mentors and the children themselves who regard it as an …

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