Alternative Schools Work to Lower Dropout Rates

Alternative Schools Work to Lower Dropout Rates

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"Takara Perry knows if she had stayed on at St. Johns High School, she would simply have dropped out — making Cs and Ds and just scraping by. Now the 17-year-old senior is on the A-B honor roll at an alternative high school." (AP) Thanks to Steve Ghent for the submission.

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  1. True for many
    Alternative, think of the meaning.
    In most schools kids are expected to learn the same things the same way.
    We are all different, we learn differently. We all have gifts and talents.
    It is the job of the schools to nuture those individual gifts and talents, to help the
    young ones gain self confidence. To teach kindess, coping skills, relaxation the things we really need to help us in our adult life.
    as we grow.