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BIG Ideas on School-Based Mentoring: Evaluation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters - Greater Twin Cities School-Based Mentoring Program
(NCJ 250582) June 2015
Grant, 55 page(s)
Kara Beckman, Jennifer Doty, Shari Plowman, Glynis Shea, Barbara J. McMorris
This report summarizes the findings of a rigorous evaluation of the program, based on data gathered during 2013 and 2014. The evaluation provided insight into factors that lead to successful mentoring matches and best practices for mentor retention and satisfaction. This report outlines key findings including how adult mentors are more likely to have continuing relationships with their mentees and be equally balanced across genders.