D.R.E.A.M.S (Dedicated Responsible Energetic And Motivated Students) A school based program to support that eliminates barriers to academic achievement. DREAMS offers a variety of services for students who have emotional and behavioral difficulties that impede learning. To prevent stigma, many services are open to general student population.
Activities Academic Assistance Homework Help Mentoring College Readiness College Exposure Case Management Mental Health Services Work Readiness
The DREAMS program is a school completion program located at Sumner High School in the St. Louis Public School District . -Helps youth to become successful learners -Reduces stigma of mental health services -Improves academic performance -Assists students to prepare and plan for the future -Increases school bonding and attachment
REFLECTIONS Every Thursday, a group of students from Stevens Center for Academic Development visit our Senior Center to volunteer. The following is a list of reflections from the students as a result of their experience. View SLPS Page
Report: Non-graduates say they left school to deal with adverse life events, did not find adults who could help them stay in school
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Students who leave high school without graduating say they do so not out of boredom or lack of motivation, but because they are overwhelmed by the effects of toxic living conditions on their daily lives, including homelessness, violent surroundings, abuse or neglect, catastrophic family health events, and the absence of caring adults who can help them stay in school, according to a report released today titled “Don’t Call Them Dropouts.”