This study was conducted as part of a larger Public/Private Ventures evaluation funded by generous grants from The Atlantic Philanthropies (to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America), Philip Morris USA, and The William T. Grant Foundation. The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation also supported the study by fostering communication among key stakeholders during all phases of the project. We are very grateful to staff from the 10 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies involved in the study, as well as the mentors, youth and teachers who completed our surveys. We thank Eric Foster, Mike Barr, and Dareth Noel at the Institute for Survey Research at Temple University for their data collection efforts, and the school staff who assisted them. Keoki Hansen and Joe Radelet at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America were incredibly supportive partners throughout the study’s implementation, as was our advisory group: Amanda Bayer, David DuBois, Michael Karcher, Steven Liu, and Jean Rhodes. We also thank the anonymous reviewers for helpful feedback that shaped the final draft of this report.
Mentoring in Schools: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring
Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2011
© 2011 The Authors. Child Development © 2011 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.
Special Issue: Raising Healthy Children
Volume 82, Issue 1, pages 346–361, January/February 2011
How to Cite
Herrera, C., Grossman, J. B., Kauh, T. J. and McMaken, J. (2011), Mentoring in Schools: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring. Child Development, 82: 346–361. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01559.x
- Issue online: 3 FEB 2011
- Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2011
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