Can you imagine being 18 and feeling this is your 'last chance?' This article in the SI Advance made me more aware of how discouraged and lost these young people feel when traditional high school doesn't work for them.
It's wonderful that the YABC alternative proves sucessful for so many of them. Thanks to Theresa Doyle and the other NY Center staff who do such great work mentoring these young people. And to the teachers who have chosen to work with these high-risk students.
If you click on the article you'll get a bigger image. I hope you can read it; it's a bit blurry.