The VISA Center: Report on a Program for Students Suspended from the Buffalo Public Schools for Violent and/or Aggressive Behavior, Substance Abuse or Weapons Possession

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This project was designed to offer suspended Buffalo public school children in grades six to 11 an opportunity to explore alternatives to violence-related behaviors within a two-week, structured, supportive environment. Assignment to the VISA Center was offered as an alternative to the regular program of academic support prescribed for students formally suspended from school.

Principal Investigator: Lawrence Shulman
Co-Investigator Eugene Maguin
Funding Source: New York State Legislative Initiative Grant
Funding Period: Sept. 1, 2000 - Aug. 31, 2001
Funding Amount: $700,000

For more information on this project, contact Lawrence Shulman at shulman@buffalo.edu or 716-829-3991.

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