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Tackling the High School Graduation Crisis: Older Adults Mentoring the Next Generation

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Tackling the High School Graduation Crisis: Older Adults Mentoring the Next Generation

With mounting concern about declining academic achievement, Rochester decided on mentoring as a central strategy of their plan for improving academic achievement. They quickly realized that older adults are ideal candidates to be mentors: They bring a lifetime of professional and parenting experience, many have available time, and a significant number are looking for ways to use their talents to help improve their communities.

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