Distance learning offers new route to success

March 7, 2012

Desta tries to change destinies; At-home study with mentoring helps marginalized youth return to schoolTwo years ago, Latishia Barksdale dropped out of high school at age 17 and faced an uncertain future.

Before quitting, Barksdale was failing miserably in math and science. She couldn’t get the extra help she needed and was too embarrassed to ask questions because she felt they were stupid.

Montreal Gazette

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