Unique Mentoring Program – Queens Courier

Long Island City High School is emphasizing the importance of role-models in the lives of its younger students.

A group of school alumni created Practice Makes Perfect at Long Island City High School, a seven-week, summer program which provides students entering fifth grade with tutors and mentors by pairing them with tenth graders.

The tenth graders, who underwent a weeklong training program led by Teach for America, will be paid for intensive one-on-two skill development. Sessions will also be managed by volunteer undergraduate interns.

Read the full story here: http://queenscourier.com/2011/unique-mentoring-program-19006/

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