9th Graders Isolation

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Isolation Is the Worst Possible Counselor What might happen when a group of individuals is withdrawn from their daily lives and thrown onto a desert island for six months? What might happen if they are merely fourteen to fifteen years old? Many schools across the nation consider the construction of a new program that separates ninth graders from the rest of the high school community to settle behavior problems. This method could be argued as unnecessary and counterproductive. Transitioning from middle to high school, some ninth graders may appear problematic as they struggle to adjust, but separating them for one grade level will not make any significant difference, because tenth grade eventually arrives. The high school
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