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Report: Alternative Schools and Programs for Public School Students At Risk of Educational Failure: 2007-08

Report » Alternative Schools and Programs for Public School Students At Risk of Educational Failure: 2007-08

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Categories

EDUCATION, secondary education, STUDENTS, struggling learners

Areas

SCHOOL:culture of change and improvement

Authors

Priscilla Rouse Carver, Laurie Lewis

Published

2010, 3/31/2010

Publisher

U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics

Abstract

"This First Look report presents data from a recent district Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) survey about alternative schools and programs available to students during the 2007-08 school year. Alternative schools and programs are specifically designed to address the educational needs of students at risk of school failure in a setting apart from that of the regular public school. They can be administered by the district or an entity other than the district. The study includes information on the availability and number of alternative schools and programs, the number of students enrolled in alternative schools and program, and district policy on returning students to a regular school."

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