From left: Dante Yobst, 17, Kurtis Haddock, 15, and Sha’Ron Williams, 18, arrived at Pressley Ridge because of behavior issues and became basketball teammates.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette received permission from the parents or guardians of three students to follow their progress at Pressley Ridge Day School, a program on Pittsburgh's North Side for children with mental health and behavioral problems. Reporter J. Brady McCollough spent 11 months learning about their lives and the challenges they have faced and continue to confront as their high school days quickly slip away. This is his report:
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