Freshman program improves academics, relationship with teachers

A program to help incoming high-school freshmen transition into their new schools produced improvements in grades and school involvement at one South Dakota school. The program divides the freshman class into five groups that take core classes together, and the high school's principal said the improved relationship between teachers and students has had the biggest impact on academics.

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