Alternative Schools: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary Education Issues (Hardback)Brenda Edgerton Conley (author)
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An examination of the growth and development of alternative schools in American society and their role in the public school environment.
* Describes the latest learning options, from blue-ribbon schools to virtual schools
* Offers a detailed blueprint for organizing and administering alternative schools
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 558 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
Edition: Annotated edition
"[I]n this comprehensive and well-written addition to the series, the author presents brief descriptions of 20 currently available alternative learning options, such as school without walls, charter schools, and magnet schools. In addition, summaries of numerous model or innovative alternative curricular methods and programs are provided, along with directories of alternative programs currently in operation in public, private, and independent schools in the United States . . . will be a tremendously useful resource for teachers, parents, teacher educators, administrators, and students of education. It is highly recommended for both academic and public libraries." - American Reference Books Annual
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