Mentoring in schools: an impact study of big brothers big sisters school-based mentoring.

@article{Herrera2011MentoringIS,
  title={Mentoring in schools: an impact study of big brothers big sisters school-based mentoring.},
  author={Carla Herrera and Jean Baldwin Grossman and Tina J. Kauh and Jennifer McMaken},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2011},
  volume={82 1},
  pages={346-61}
}
This random assignment impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring involved 1,139 9- to 16-year-old students in 10 cities nationwide. Youth were randomly assigned to either a treatment group (receiving mentoring) or a control group (receiving no mentoring) and were followed for 1.5 school years. At the end of the first school year, relative to the control group, mentored youth performed better academically, had more positive perceptions of their own academic abilities, and… CONTINUE READING