Low-performing Maryland high school gaining polish of a military academy

Troubled Forestville High School near Washington, D.C., is in the second year of its transformation into a coeducational Army Junior ROTC school. Although one-third of last year's freshmen have dropped out and some students question the need for push-ups and uniforms, the school's head, retired Maj. Gen. Warren L. Freeman, believes many teens are benefiting from the no-nonsense discipline.

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