High School Mentors In Brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring Impact Study

by Carla Herrera; Linda Jucovy

Oct 1, 2009
This issue of P/PV In Brief is based on High School Students as Mentors, a report that examined the efficacy of high school mentors using data from P/PV's large-scale random assignment impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring programs. The brief presents an overview of the findings, which suggest that high school volunteers bring inherent strengths to their role as mentors but also present notable challenges for programs; implications for policy and practice are also explored.
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