Published: June 22, 2006
Student Profile: Sabrina Ratcliff
"It’s easier if you help us find ways to get our credits other than just sitting in a classroom with books and paper. It actually makes us smarter, because we go out in the world. It’s just that school the way you usually have to do it doesn’t work for everybody."
When Sabrina, 18, failed geometry in 10th grade, her academic life began to unravel. She was a top student in middle school, and did fine her freshman year at a big Indianapolis high school. But she couldn’t get help when she struggled in...
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