Exactly the right solution. If kids don't want to learn nobody can make them. Take them out of class so those who do want to learn can. Place them in a position where they. An begin to learn a trade, preferably on graveyard shifts, and let them know that due to their lack of ability to write reports, speak proper English, and do simple math, this will be as far as they will go, no matter how long they are with the company. It got me straight, and I learned I liked aircraft maintenance.
Retired from United Airlines after 37 years. My pension is nearly two times my Social Security.