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Last Chance Proved to be Kaly’s Best Chance

A young teen who struggled to cope with the pressures of a large, competitive high school found the support she needed in the alternative City-As-School high school.

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Mixed Results for the City’s Last Chance High Schools

Admissions criteria varies wildly between the city’s 52 transfer schools designed to help teens who are struggling to pass high school. Some of the neediest students may be left out.

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Lanisha’s Loss: Last Chance After Sandy

Lanisha Jessie, 17, had hopes for a brighter academic future when Hurricane Sandy hit, flooding her home and throwing her off her academic course. Six months after the storm, she’s just beginning to regain her footing.

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