Monday, June 27, 2016

"Becoming A Man" Mentoring Program Gets Winning Marks

Photo courtesy of Youth Guidance
According to the Sun-Times, a mentoring program that was enacted at Goudy Elementary School in Uptown this past school year, as well as in other parts of Chicago, is having a positive impact on young men enrolled in it:
Crimes committed by at-risk Chicago students dropped in half, and high-school graduations rose sharply in an innovative education program called Becoming a Man that is capturing national attention and could become one antidote to the city’s persistent bloodshed, according to a newly published study.
More of this, please!

You can read more about the Uptown program in DNAinfo here, and more about the results being achieved in the Sun-Times. The website for the BAM program is here.

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