Tutoring & Mentoring Show Significant Results for High School Students

This week the news program, Chicago Tonight spotlighted the work of Match Tutors and Youth Guidance in Chicago Public Schools to reduce the absentee, violence, and dropout rates of young at-risk males through mentoring and tutoring programs. The Youth Guidance mentoring program, B.A.M.--Becoming A Man--was highlighted in President Obama's announcement of a new initiative "aimed specifically at helping young men of color to improve their chronically lower rates of literacy and higher rates of unemployment and criminal trouble." The initiative is called My Brother's Keeper.

Click here to watch the 8 minute clip from Chicago Tonight.