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Mentor Program helps schools tackle absenteeism, Norwood News

A city mentorship program helped many schools cutting down absenteeism such as the High School for Teaching and the Professions in Kingsbridge Heights.

“Success Mentors” program and  “Every Student, Every Day” will be expanded next year to include 4,000 students, up from 1,4000 in 2010-2011. The program will also start taking care of students who missed school for a longer amount of time, being in temporary housing, foster care or juvenile detention.

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