How to establish an alternative school

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Corwin Press, Sep 13, 1995 - Education - 144 pages
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Despite the many `alternative' schools and programmes in the United States designed to redirect the lives of at-risk youth, the majority of these in fact serve to isolate and segregate. This challenging book presents a comprehensive plan for those interested in creating truly alternative educational programmes for this group. John Kellmayer outlines the key characteristics of alternative programmes, describes alternative models and explains how to implement and manage these programmes. He also provides strategies on how to empower teachers, involve students in their own education and evaluate alternative programmes.

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Contents

Dealing With Political Opposition
11
Ten Key Characteristics of Effective
22
Ten Alternative Models
38
Copyright

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