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School Success Mentor Program

Johns Hopkins University

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period November 1, 2015–June 30, 2017
  • Location Baltimore, MD, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This project will support Johns Hopkins University School of Education’s Everyone Graduates Center to launch and establish a data-driven, evidence-based mentoring program as part of a new national initiative to reduce chronic student absenteeism. This project will include: 1) launching the School Success Mentor Program in 30 communities across the nation; 2) developing a national infrastructure to provide leadership and technical assistance for the program; and 3) working to connect the School Success Mentor Program with existing afterschool initiatives.