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Junior in High School Flunking, Demoralized...Where to go?

Junior in High School Flunking, Demoralized...Where to go?

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Looking for options for Junior in High School who is flunking classes. He has dyslexia, central auditory processing, inattentive attention deficit. He is currently in his second Catholic school. It is a bad match. Considering homeschool. Considering large public high school (2500 students) where we know the Resource teacher and football coach. Kid is receiving a lesson in humiliation regularly, and I am letting him know how courageous he is for showing up every day and doing his best. The curriculum is dry. It is a grind of endless, mind numbing tasks. There is no creativity, no higher order thinking, no inspiration. Are there schools or online programs for students that can provide the bureaucratic essentials to graduate and an inspirational and challenging curriculum? We live in San Francisco. Please advise. I feel like I am going "where no man has gone before." I

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