Changing the Story

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Children Live in Poverty

8%

living in poverty Earn a 4-year degree

90%

of our buddies report they want to go to College

67%

New jobs require post-secondary education

96%

of our buddies believe doing well in school is important

89%

of Parents report improvement in their child’s scholastic achievement

89%

of our buddies report learning a great deal about different careers

62%

of third grade Buddies achieved ISTEP+ scores >5% higher than their peers

84%

of mentors report being more likely to continue with community service after College Mentors for Kids