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ERIC Number: EJ880406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-1096-2409
The Brotherhood: Empowering Adolescent African-American Males toward Excellence
Wyatt, Shelby
Professional School Counseling, v12 n6 p463-470 Aug 2009
A review of the literature reveals that African-American males do not achieve at the same academic levels as their White counterparts. This article reports the effectiveness of a school-based male mentoring program established by a professional school counselor in an urban high school that formed a relationship of support for male students enhancing academic achievement. The program incorporates the principles of the ASCA National Model[R], empowerment theory, and "Nguzo Saba." Results indicate that participation in a mentoring program can improve student academic achievement and foster personal and social growth and aspirations of success. (Contains 1 figure and 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois