Community Partnership

Initiative Description: School officials matched intervention students with community-based mentors in an employment setting to allow targeted youth to explore careers and receive one-on-one intervention from an adult mentor. Students participated in the program for approximately 2 hours , four days each week
under constant supervision of either the mentor or a designated adult

Study Results: Mentored students, as compared to control group students, had significant reductions in total number and days of suspensions, days of sanction, and infractions committed on school property

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good