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The DYRS Education Office provides support around these education-related matters:

  • Suspensions, expulsions and other disciplinary issues
  • Drop-out prevention
  • School enrollment • General Education Development/(GED) referrals • Individualized Education Program (IEP) interpretations • College enrollment • Referral for college support

There are two financial support programs available for youth seeking to continue their education after high school or a GED:

  • The Jerry M. College Support Scholarship: Assists committed and post-committed youth with vocational or college/university tuition expenses.
  • Student incentives: Provides financial rewards to encourage successful academic achievement while enrolled in a vocational program or college/university. Youth at YSC and New Beginnings will participate in school at the facilities. 


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