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Benton, Washington County Schools Use Mentors To Help 'At Risk' Students

Posted: March 2, 2014 at 5 a.m.

The little boy's cheeks flushed red and his right leg bounced up and down, up and down as he sat in the school cafeteria with the Benton County sheriff's deputy who was eating lunch with him.

At A Glance

Volunteers

Not all mentors are from school-based programs, grant-related programs or nonprofit groups. Some local businesses allow employees to volunteer to be mentors, school employees said.

Source: Staff Report

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