Aiming to cut expulsions, YES Prep opens disciplinary alternative education program
Apr 16, 12:00 AM
Before YES Prep Public Schools opened Thrive last September, its first foray into running a disciplinary alternative education program, students sitting around the circle likely would have not gotten a second chance at the charter. YES Prep students who engaged in serious misconduct often were forced to leave school, resulting in the state’s highest expulsion rate — 6 per 1,000 students — over the past five years.
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