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Schools look for new ways to match students with mentors

Education Dive – Linda Jacobson

“According to MENTOR, young adults who have a mentor are less likely to skip a class or a day of school and are more likely to enroll in college and have better attitudes toward school. But there are specific elements that make some mentoring programs more successful than others. MENTOR in 2015 released the latest version of standards that can be applied in a variety of mentoring programs. Each program should have a recruitment process, screening, training, a matching and initiation period, a monitoring and support system, and a closure process.”(more)

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