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  • Pushing Out At-Risk Students: An Analysis of High School Discharge Figures

    This report by the Office of Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum and Advocates for Children of New York examines data documenting students in New York City who have been designated as “discharged” from the school system, an indicator that has received little public attention. Anecdotal evidence suggests that many of these discharges may have been forced “push-outs” of students who have a legal right to remain in public schools.

    Nov 21, 2002

    Midsection of a student wearing a backpack and standing behind a wire fence. (Image by WOKANDAPIX on Pixabay)
    Image by WOKANDAPIX on Pixabay

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