Document Number: 7555Federal, State, and Local Roles Supporting Alternative Education - This paper examines the roles that various levels of government play to support quality alternative education programs that reconnect youth to education and the workplace. It raises issues for policymakers to consider in expandeding alternative education pathways, which reduce the number of dropouts and provide well-lit reentry points for those who leave school before obtaining a diploma. (Nancy Martin and Betsy Brand, American Youth Policy Forum, June 2006)...
Related IssuesAt-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)