Tuesday, August 21, 2007

NYC offers new options to students who fall behind

David Dorsey, 22, with a diploma, and his mother, Lydia. He said of a counselor, “I just decided to show up to get her off my back.”

Nearly 70,000 New York City students -- almost a quarter of the city's high school students -- are years away from obtaining enough credits to graduate. The city has established special centers to help young adults avoid the stigma of sitting in class next to 14-year-olds. The New York Times

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