Mentoring programs for at-risk students
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Mentoring programs for at-risk students by Robert. S Brown

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Published by Educational Research Service in Arlington, Va .
Written in English


  • Mentoring in education -- United States,
  • Student assistance programs,
  • Mentoring,
  • Problem youth -- Services for

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Statement[by Robert S. Brown]
SeriesInformed educator series
ContributionsEducational Research Service (Arlington, Va.)
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15395351M

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Mentoring for At-Risk High School Students | Findings rom a Study of Check & Connect 2 U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences,4 examined the impact of Check & Connect on engagement, academic performance, and educational attainment among general education students.   Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education reveals how the institutional culture and social networks of universities influence the academic success of underrepresented students. This book is based on a qualitative study that integrates a sociological and higher education theoretical framework to examine the /5(5). A mentoring program benefits the mentee and mentor relationship and helps the organization by building an inclusive mentoring culture centered on learning, sharing new ideas, and creating a shared vision. A mentorship program can diminish isolation and exclusivity, while increasing engagement, retention rates, and skill development. Book by: Buffy Smith Review by: Rachel Goldfarb Steinhardt Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology New York University. Mentoring At-Risk Students through the Hidden Curriculum of Higher Education follows the story of Krista, a fictional yet realistic low-income first-generation African American college student. Krista’s story, and the stories of the real-life students.