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Goal: One Million Hours of Job Mentoring to Students

As part of the initiative, AT&T just announced a new goal to provide students with one million hours of mentoring through its Aspire Mentoring Academy.
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AT&T has committed $250 million to its AT&T Aspire program to tackle the high school dropout crisis. As part of the initiative, AT&T just announced a new goal to provide students with one million hours of mentoring through its Aspire Mentoring Academy. AT&T employees will engage with students across the country through a mix of job shadowing, academic and life skills teaching and online mentoring through the use of technology.

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AT&T has expanded its $250 million commitment to its AT&T Aspire program,which aims to tackle the high school dropout crisis by providing students withone million hours of mentoring through its Aspire Mentoring Academy.

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