Thursday, March 22, 2012

United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters Partnership Improves Educational Success Rate for High-Risk Elementary and Middle School Youth

Market Watch (Washington D.C.) March 22, 2012

"United Way Worldwide and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America have created a partnership to expand evidence-based, one-to-one mentoring programs for elementary and middle school youth in America's highest-risk schools and neighborhoods.
The new partnership, which builds on years of work together at the national and local level, focuses on three areas: targeting elementary and middle schools that feed into America's lowest-performing high schools, using data to drive results and accountability, and mobilizing communities to give time, talent or money to support students' educational success." Read More

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