The Strategic Actions and Innovations for Learning -- or SAIL -- program at New Jersey's Ridgewood High School aims to challenge students with special needs both academically and professionally. Besides a rigorous academic schedule, the program places students in school- and community-based internships, and fosters their participation in extracurricular activities. "These kids will go to prom. They'll go to dances. They'll do things everyone does," school Principal Jack Lorenz said.

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