ERIC Number: EJ625354
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Agents of Change: Pathways through which Mentoring Relationships Influence Adolescents' Academic Adjustment.
Rhodes, Jean E.; Grossman, Jean B.; Resch, Nancy L.
Child Development, v71 n6 p1662-71 Nov-Dec 2000
Compared conceptual models examining the role of improved parent-child relationships in the relations between mentoring partnerships and academic outcomes of adolescent applicants to Big Brothers Big Sisters programs. Found that mentoring led to reduced unexcused absences and improved perceived scholastic competence. Mentoring effects were mediated through improved parental relationships and scholastic competence. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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