Very few mentoring programs have been scientifically evaluated or established as evidence-based practices. However, some programs show empirical evidence that participating youth do better.
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AIR’s College and Career Readiness team has worked with clients across the country to refine their practices so that students graduate on time and ready to succeed in college
Children and youth need safe and supportive learning environments to succeed in school. These needs are particularly great for children who are vulnerable, such as those who face trauma, the adversities of poverty, and the challenge of disability.
This issue brief describes the findings from interviews with health insurance counselors and other stakeholders about problems consumers face in selecting and using health insurance. It also lays out a strategy to develop an important new tool: a measure of health insurance literacy.
Transitional kindergarten aims to provide an additional year of early education to California’s youngest students to ensure that they obtain the necessary preparation to succeed in school. This research brief provides an initial glimpse of transitional kindergarten in its first year of statewide implementation.
The National High School Center at AIR developed an early warning systems tool that provides accurate and timely data to identify students most at risk for dropping out of high school. The center’s tool allows districts to dig deeper into their data, see patterns, and uncover the reasons behind students’ poor performance.