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ERIC Number: ED541087
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
Mentoring. Information Capsule. Volume 0603
Blazer, Christie
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Mentoring is a structured one-on-one relationship between an adult and youth that focuses on the needs of the youth, providing him or her with support, guidance, and assistance. This information capsule summarizes research findings on the impact of mentoring on factors such as academic achievement, social behaviors, attitudes, drug and alcohol use, and self-perceptions. Characteristics of effective mentoring relationships are reviewed and a summary of mentoring programs operating within Miami-Dade County Public Schools is also included.
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools. 1450 NE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. Tel: 305-995-1000; Fax: 305-995-7521; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Research Services
Identifiers - Location: Florida