Document Number: 8395Alternative Schools: What's in a Name? - This brief describes the origins of alternative schools, different structures of alternative schools and programs, and student achievement, particularly in Indiana. Furthermore, this brief addresses how stereotypes affect alternative schools and their students as well as whether alternative schools support and/or segregate specific groups of students. (Kelly Cable, Jonathan Plucker and Terry Spradliln, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Winter 2009)...
Related IssuesAt-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)