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Twelve Together

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Program Info

Outcome Areas
Children Succeeding in School

Students graduating from high school

Topic Areas

     Age of Child
       Middle Childhood (9-12)
       Adolescence (13-18)
     Type of Setting
       Out of School Time
     Type of Service
       Youth Development
     Type of Outcome Addressed
       Cognitive Development / School Performance

Evidence Level  (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs

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Program Overview

Twelve Together is a peer support and mentoring program that offers weekly after-school discussion groups led by trained volunteer adult facilitators, as well as homework assistance, college visits, and a weekend retreat. The program targets students at risk for academic failure and seeks to help students stay in school and make academic progress.

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Program Reviews

The Twelve Together program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.

This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below:

USDOE What Works Clearinghouse

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