Derrick Booth, left, introduces himself to students, Adrian Pettis, center, and Isaac Bushnell in “WINNING,” an acronym for What I Need Now In Ninth Grade in Peoria, Ill. The program is part of the Peoria Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning Camp, where students entering ninth grade receive mentoring, training to deal with stress and introduction to a variety of careers. The group will be tracked through high school to gauge the advantages of the program.
Derrick Booth, left, introduces himself to students, Adrian Pettis, center, and Isaac Bushnell in “WINNING,” an acronym for What I Need Now In Ninth Grade in Peoria, Ill. The program is part of the Peoria Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning Camp, where students entering ninth grade receive mentoring, training to deal with stress and introduction to a variety of careers. The group will be tracked through high school to gauge the advantages of the program. David Zalaznik AP
Derrick Booth, left, introduces himself to students, Adrian Pettis, center, and Isaac Bushnell in “WINNING,” an acronym for What I Need Now In Ninth Grade in Peoria, Ill. The program is part of the Peoria Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning Camp, where students entering ninth grade receive mentoring, training to deal with stress and introduction to a variety of careers. The group will be tracked through high school to gauge the advantages of the program. David Zalaznik AP

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