Highlights the great work Michigan schools are doing to engage youth in the school climate improvement process. Promoting youth development among participating high school students is one of the key focus areas to Michigan's S3 Initiative.
Includes a presentation to the state superintendent, describing the work of the MI S3 grant, including their “Think Respect motto, student outcomes, and information on Michigan’s Socal Emotional Learning Standards drafted during the grant period.
Provides program overview of mentorship program in Detroit Public Schools including history, goals, and mentoring tips. Also, provides discusses their in-school dropout prevention and mentoring program for minority young boys who are at-risk of dropping out of school and/or choosing a life of crime