Missing the Mark: Alternative Schools in the State of Mississippi
In Mississippi, as in other states, disciplinary alternative schools serve some of our most vulnerable young people. Such schools perform a punitive function, deterring misconduct and temporarily isolating students who misbehave. But they also serve an important remedial purpose: helping struggling students to succeed, rather than drifting toward dropout and failure.
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