Let’s take a look at some of the specific benefits of a mentoring program like Darcy has chosen:
- Bonding with positive role models
- Provision of structured and constructive activity during otherwise unsupervised hours
- Emphasis on the importance of staying in school
- Help with homework
- Attention to delinquent behavior, including gang activity and drug use
Darcy believes these results will strengthen Devonville’s high school students’ bonds to their schools, which should increase their attendance in school and reduce dropout rates, resulting in reduced delinquent activity.
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