California district's program turns failing students into graduates

A California district is turning formerly failing students into teenagers who are motivated to graduate and move on to college or a career through the Opportunity Program. Used with freshmen and sophomores, the program includes lessons in community service, family participation, self-esteem and life-building skills. Teacher Jeneva Westendorf credits the success of the program at her school to the feeling of support and community that students receive.

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