In a study done by Carla Herrera, Jean Baldwin Grossman, Tina J. Kauh, Amy F. Feldman, Jennifer McMaken, and Linda Z. Jucovy, Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based matches were examined in ten agencies across the nation for their impact on disadvantaged teens. Below are the results of that study.
Common stress indicators for youth served in Big Brothers Big Sisters:
Academic Performance Levels and Relationships in School:
Characteristics of School-based Match Meetings:
Common Match Activities:
What are the impacts of school-based mentoring on school-related outcomes for disadvantaged youth?
What are the impacts of school-based mentoring on non-school-related outcomes for disadvantaged youth?
Long Term Impacts of Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Matches:
How long lasting are these impacts?