School Survival


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Tales of abduction, lost freedom at teen rights rally

"I was taken from my house in the middle of the night by two men," recalls Chris Noroski, who says he was legally abducted from his home in Minnesota at age 15. His parents, he says, paid the Family Foundation School in Hancock, N.Y., a boarding school for troubled teenagers, to take him into custody […]

The School to Prison Pipeline: Drop - outs or "Push - Outs"?

Last week the New York Times reported the results of a disturbing but unsurprising new study from Northeastern University, On any given day, about one in every 10 young male high school dropouts is in jail or juvenile detention, compared with one in 35 young male high school graduates, according to a new study of […]

US: Youth Rights Essay Contest

Topic: Any youth rights issue you choose to write about.Deadline: August 15th, 2007Prize: $500 (if and only if your entry is selected for 1st place).Essays may be in the form of a well-researched paper, a well-reasoned persuasive argument, or an account of a personal experience. Choose one of the following topics to write about:At Home: […]

US: IVY Ridge - students riot and escape

OGDENSBURG - As many as 30 youths were reported Monday night to have escaped from Ivy Ridge Academy, the Route 37 facility which has been mired in recent months under allegations of abuse of its wards.Police called to Ivy Ridge to quell 'riot'by David C. Shampine, Times Staff WriterFirst published: Tuesday, May 17, 2005A source […]

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