Document Number: 7541An Overview of Alternative Education - There is a great need for a variety of alternative pathways to educational success, ranging from intervention and prevention strategies in the early years, to high-quality alternative options at the middle and high school levels, and finally to opportunities for those unable to learn and thrive in the mainstream education system. This paper reviews community- or district-based programs that focus on re-engaging out-of-school youth in learning to better prepare them for high growth occupations and careers. (Laudan Y. Aron, The Urban Institute, January 2006)...
Related IssuesAt-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)