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- Alternative school: An alternative school, in the United States and some other parts of the world, is an institution which provides alternative education. It is an educational establishment with a curriculum and methods that are nontraditional. These schools have a special curriculum offering a more flexible program of study than a traditional school.
- Alternative School is an educational institution, school.
- Alternative School is a school, educational institution.
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Alternative Education (2007)
Global Perspectives Relevant to the Asia-Pacific Region by Yoshiyuki Nagata
As described earlier, one of the requirements for the establishment of an alternative school is that it offers special educational benefits according to Section 5 of Article 7 of the Constitution. This is one of the important standards for the approval ...
A Case Study of the Jackley Alternative School: Identifying Graduates' Perspectives of Their High School Experience (2007)
by Jeffrey T. Zaspel
CHAPTER FIVE CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Summary of Problem and Methodology Jackley Alternative School is an option provided for at risk secondary students in a Midwestern city of approximately 12,000 residents with a ...
by Committee on Improving Measures of Access to Equal Educational Opportunity, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Center for Education, Committee on National Statistics
An alternative school is a public elementary or secondary school that addresses the needs of students which typically cannot be met in a regular school and provides nontraditional education which falls outside of the categories of regular ...
by Laura L. Finley
a different campus; a school-community guidance center; or a community-based alternative school. An off-campus disciplinary alternative ...
by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab
The alternative school concept is largely based on the idea that a self-paced curriculum allows students to work independently, and an informal classroom structure affords staff more time for individualized instruction. In addition, alternative ...
A Practical and Comprehensive Guide by Mary Maude McCain, Martha Merrill
Alternative school: A type of school that does not follow the design of a conventional school. These nonconventional schools may be public or private with a curriculum that meets the needs of the students enrolled. Magnet schools as well as ...
by Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper, Thomas J. Lasley, II, C. Daniel Raisch
Department of Education identifies an alternative school as a public school, either elementary or secondary, that meets four criteria: It attends to student needs that are not usually able to 45 Alternative Schools.
Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien
alternative school movement A broad term used to describe a wide va- riety of public and private alternatives to traditional public educational curriculum and methodology. Among the many varieties of alternative schools popular in the ...
by Wang, Victor C.X.
and Multiple Pathways, currently implemented in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Jose, and local alternative schools such as Solution-Focused Public Alternative School in the Austin Independent School District (Diploma ...
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