The Effects of Gender in School-Based Mentoring Programs
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Type of Work30 p.
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ProgramMasters of Education
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Mentoring in education
The purpose of this study was to determine there a difference in the academic and behavioral success between male students with male mentors versus those with female mentors. Academic and behavioral success was measured by grade point average (GPA) and office referrals. This study utilized data collected from the report cards and SWISS data for referrals. Mentors personal accounts were also used. There were no significant difference in the academic and behavioral success between male students with male mentors versus those with female mentors. Further research is needed to determine the various effects of school based mentoring programs.