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Treat Us as Your Own

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Watch an interview with four high school freshmen who describe the Ninth Grade Mentoring Program, how it has helped them, and their advice for mentors. Teachers or program leaders can use materials...

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Forming Relationships With Parents and Families

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The project manager of a dropout prevention organization explains how the school maintains strong relationships with students' families. The dropout prevention team uses documents such as the...

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Paying Attention to Students

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Watch an interview with two teachers describing the mentoring program their school has created to help ninth-grade students successfully transition to high school. The sample material, Ninth Grade...

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Invisible Mentors

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Hear about the Invisible Mentoring Program at Foxfire and the strategies teachers use to support their students. Teachers participating in the Invisible Mentoring Program try various strategies and...

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Document

Dropout Recovery and Intervention Action Plan

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A high school dropout recovery team uses this plan for family outreach activities aimed at keeping students in school, such as visiting homes. The audio interview, Forming Relationships With...

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Sample Material

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Ninth Grade Mentoring Program Description

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This document describes a high school's ninth grade mentoring program, which is further described in the video interviews, Paying Attention to Students and Treat Us as Your Own. Related Media and...

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Sample Material

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Role of the Academic Coach

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These documents describe the role of the academic coach at Sleepy Hollow High School. Related Files: Advocating for Success: The Young Parents Achieve Program (Slideshow w/audio and...

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