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Arlington ISD seeks to establish a school-based peer mentoring program for high school youth.

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $499,992)

In this program, ninth grade students will be matched with upper level students through student club organizations. They will experience one-on-one time with their big brother or big sister (as in a fraternity or sorority). Weekly meetings will be held at least three times a month. Activities during the meetings may include the following: talking, games, sports, homework assistance, and/or music. This program will collect data on the numbers of match meetings, as reported by the 'Bigs' to the campus Project PASS coordinator or SOS Team leader. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2008