Research Base for Using Adult Advocates

Larson, K. A., & Rumberger, R. W. (1995). ALAS: Achievement for Latinos through academic success. In Thornton, E. (Ed.), Staying in school: A technical report of three dropout prevention projects for middle school students with learning and emotional disabilities. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration.

McPartland, J. A., & Nettles, S. M. (1991). Using community adults as advocates or mentors for at-risk

Sinclair, M. F., Christenson, S. L., Evelo, D. L., & Hurley, C. M. (1998). Dropout prevention for youth with disabilities: Efficacy of a sustained school engagement procedure. Exceptional Children, 65 (1), 7-21.

Smink, J. (1990). Mentoring programs for at-risk youth: A dropout prevention research report. Clemson, SC: National Dropout Prevention Center.