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Floresville ISD Wilson County Boot Camp School Students: up to 25 Grade range: 7-11 A partnership with the Karnes/Wilson County Juvenile Probation Department, it’s a juvenile justice alternative education program (or JJAEP) for mandatory expulsions, or for students referred by a judge.
Floresville ISD runs a separate (non-boot camp) disciplinary program as well.
Harlingen CISD Secondary Alternative Center Students: 93 Grade range: 6-12 HCISD’s only disciplinary program, the “S. As I wrote in June: Misbehaving kids from Austin, Houston and Highland Park don’t wear battle-dress uniforms to school or have a drill sergeant follow them into the bathroom for “head breaks.” Most of BAC’s students come from schools in the poorest parts of town, where the military and Border Patrol recruit heavily.
That last line was based on remarks I heard repeatedly during interviews, that students from Brownsville’s poorest schools were disproportionately represented at the boot camp.
Sporadic news accounts of specific incidents have built a record that should never have been ignored, but shamefully was. Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 2005 TEEN-HELP OPERATORS HAVE CLOUT Family behind schools with checkered record calls in political favors, critics say (Article Last Updated: 09/21/2004 AM ) By Dan Harrie and Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune, September 21, 2004 Congress urged to help regulate boarding schools; Critic: The president of an association linked to three Utah facilities says hasty regulation would stop 'all the progress', By Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune, October 19, 2005 THAYER LEARNING CENTER -- Boot camp sued in Santa Rosa teen's death -- Suit says Missouri center failed to give prompt, competent medical care, also abused youth, By Paul Payne & Carol Benfell, The Press Democrat, February 7, 2005 Parents Sue Bethel Boys Academy; Plaintiffs allege systemic, methodical torture of youths - In a civil action filed November 2, 2004, against Bethel Boarding Academy, AKA Bethel Baptist Church, a private kids' boot camp/behavior modification lockup, the list of plaintiffs' allegations include: "...
The federal government has completely failed to grasp the urgency of this situation," Congressman George Miller (D-California, 7th Congressional District), Chairman, House Education and Labor Committee, Member, House Natural Resources Committee Boot Camp Hearings: Greg Kutz, Managing Director, Forensic Audits and Special Investigations, Govt. Defendants use coercive persuasion to coerce cadets into beating, terrorizing, mocking, or restraining other cadets, while maintaining plausible deniability of their own culpability in these violent abuses when confronted by civil authorities...
Any quotes are from district spokespeople or principals.
This isn’t a scientific list—it’s based on my own research and interviews with school officials, so join in the comments with any others you know and I’ll add them here.
"The near-total absence of governmental regulation and oversight of locked residential 'treatment' facilities where children are warehoused closely parallels conditions in the pre-FDA days of the Wild West when itinerant pitchmen peddled fake remedies to the gullible. When people became ill as a result of using some toxic homemade brew, the peddler who sold it would have his cart smashed and be lucky to get out of town alive. When their shabby product fails, as it usually does, they blame the customer, and there are no refunds," J. Dir., PTAVE "This nightmare has remained an open secret for years.Adding up five years of referrals to BAC show that’s pretty much the case.In the map below, each dot represents a Brownsville ISD school—blue for high schools, green for middle—and the size of the dot represents how many students were referred to BAC.Exploitation of Youth & Families: Perspectives on Unregulated Residential Treatment, By Allison Pinto, Ph. featured Brownsville ISD’s boot camp school, exploring the question of whether—to steal a line from the cover of the magazine—”military-style discipline helps or harms.” The Brownsville Academic Center, a gleaming new million campus built for up to 200 students, is Texas’ largest boot-camp style disciplinary school—but as I wrote in that story, it isn’t the only one.