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Merrill, Lisa; Siman, Nina; Kang, David; Soltani, Jasmine; Wulach, Suzanne – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
A growing body of research shows that school-based mentoring programs can be a flexible and cost-effective way to improve student outcomes. Effective mentoring programs create close bonds between students and caring adults, providing students with an important source of emotional support. This study tests the effects of a new model--whole…
Descriptors: Mentors, Program Effectiveness, College Readiness, High School Students
Merrill, Lisa; Siman, Nina; Wulach, Suzanne; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2015
iMentor's College Ready Program is a unique approach that combines elements of school-based mentoring, whole school reform, and technology in an effort to help students develop the full suite of knowledge, behaviors, and skills they need to complete high school and enroll and thrive in college. iMentor partners with high schools that serve…
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education, College Readiness
Merrill, Lisa; Siman, Nina; Wulach, Suzanne; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2015
iMentor's College Ready Program is a unique approach that combines elements of school-based mentoring, whole school reform, and technology in an effort to help students develop the full suite of knowledge, behaviors, and skills they need to complete high school and enroll and thrive in college. iMentor partners with high schools that serve…
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education, College Readiness
Merrill, Lisa; Siman, Nina; Wulach, Suzanne; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2015
iMentor's College Ready Program is a unique approach that combines elements of school-based mentoring, whole school reform, and technology in an effort to help students develop the full suite of knowledge, behaviors, and skills they need to complete high school and enroll and thrive in college. iMentor partners with high schools that serve…
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education, College Readiness
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
In 2011, the New York City Mayor's Office, the Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and over 20 local agencies launched the Young Men's Initiative (YMI), a citywide effort to improve outcomes for Black and Latino young men in the areas of education, health, employment, and criminal justice. YMI is one of the single largest…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
This appendix describes the data collection and analytic processes used to develop the findings in the report "Promising Opportunities for Black and Latino Young Men." A central challenge was creating an analytic framework that could be uniformly applied to all schools, despite the individualized nature of their Expanded Success…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
In 2011, the New York City Mayor's Office, the Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and over 20 local agencies launched the Young Men's Initiative (YMI), a citywide effort to improve outcomes for Black and Latino young men in the areas of education, health, employment, and criminal justice. YMI is one of the single largest…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences