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SCO’s Close to Home Program Recognized

December 8, 2017 / Independent Youth News

November 9, 2017 – New York, NY – SCO’s Close to Home (C2H) program was recognized for successfully completing the “candidacy” period of Performance-based Standards (PbS) at an awards banquet held by the NYC Administration for Children’s Services Division of Youth & Family Development. Performancebased Standards (PbS) is a data-driven improvement model grounded in research that holds juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers to the highest standards for operations, programs and services. SCO, along with other C2H providers, were presented with plaques for the accomplishment.

Last year,

97%

of children in our early education centers met or exceeded national mathematics performance standards

93%

of graduates at SCO's high school for over-age, under-credited students received a NYS Regent's diploma.