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Author: Brenda Edgerton Conley
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2002] ©2002
Series: Contemporary education issues.
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This volume describes the various components of alternative education and presents a comprehensive view of its impact on public education, particularly in urban school districts. It presents detailed descriptions of various alternative education models from schools without walls to school-within-a-school, including exemplary alternative programmes that have received national acclaim. It focuses on several  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conley, Brenda Edgerton.
Alternative schools.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2002
(DLC) 2002014680
(OCoLC)48978219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Edgerton Conley
ISBN: 9781576074411 1576074412
OCLC Number: 52715930
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 274 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Who's who in alternative education --
Alternative learning options --
Curriculum methods, innovations, and alternative curricular programs --
Public alternative schools and alternative school programs --
Private and independent school options --
Organizing and administering alternative schools and programs --
Evaluating alternative schools and programs --
The future of public alternative education --
Directory of organizations, associations, and government agencies associated with alternative schools, alternative programs, and alternative education.
Series Title: Contemporary education issues.
Responsibility: Brenda Edgerton Conley.
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This volume describes the various components of alternative education and presents a comprehensive view of its impact on public education, particularly in urban school districts. It presents detailed descriptions of various alternative education models from schools without walls to school-within-a-school, including exemplary alternative programmes that have received national acclaim. It focuses on several contemporary private school options and their effect on public schools, and addresses the continuing debate about pubic alternative education and examines the issues and public policy agendas that affect funding.

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