Mentoring program helps Chicago students work on literacy

01/28/2013 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

A workplace mentoring program in Chicago pairs elementary-school students with business professionals with the goal of improving literacy and confidence among students. Through the Working in the Schools program, mentors visit older students at school, but younger students ride the school bus to visit nearby businesses to work with their mentors. Those involved with the program say students are thriving and there has been noticeable improvement in academic achievement.

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