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Friday, May 8, 2009
Few Gains Are Seen in High School Test
By tutormentor2 @ 10:15 AM :: 1420 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
According to a new report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), U.S. high school students have made no significant gains in reading or math since the early 1970s, according to this Wall Street Journal article


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Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Black Star Project Requests Help from Senator Burris
By tutormentor2 @ 10:28 AM :: 1651 Views :: 1 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Articles about tutoring and mentoring programs
Philip Jackson, CEO of the Black Star Project, sends out a newsletter with powerful editorials and information showing why public leaders, businesses and philanthropy institutions should support programs serving youth in high poverty, high minority areas. Read more.
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Friday, March 13, 2009
Unprecedented Declaration calls for renewing America’s compact with its “citizen sector.”
By tutormentor2 @ 10:32 AM :: 2167 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy , Fund Raising Ideas, Volunteering and Service

NONPROFIT LEADERS TO PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS: 1 MILLION CHARITIES ARE READY TO HELP

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Helping Boys Get Organized - Role of Tutor/Mentor
By tutormentor2 @ 1:19 PM :: 1507 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
I encourage those working with boys to read this article titled Giving Disorganized Boys the Tools for Success which is in The New York Times.I was in...
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009
The CRESPAR Talent Development Model
By @ 12:40 PM :: 968 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating :: Research and Advocacy
As mentors, we play key roles in the lives of children, just as teachers and parents. It is important to constantly challenge and strengthen the lives of our mentees. CRESPAR, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk, works to fight the failing programs that put children into a “sorting paradigm” within schools and fights for a “talent development” model. The program was initiated by Johns Hopkins and Howard Universities in 1994.
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