Report, S. W. (2015, March 19). Children who start school later are more likely to drop out, study shows.

Michel Sewell, an Idaho teacher who works with students in a high-school gifted program, has created an academic support class for students enrolled in advanced courses, such as Advanced Placement. In place of study hall, the course provides life-skills lessons, mentoring and a place to work on assignments with academic peers.

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