alternative school


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alternative school

n.
A school that is nontraditional, especially in educational ideals, methods of teaching, or curriculum.

alter′native school`


n.
a school having a flexible or nontraditional curriculum.
[1970–75]
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At their April meeting, the Clinton School Board hired new principals for Eastside Elementary School, Clinton Junior High School and Clinton Alternative School.
There is no independent alternative school like this in the area.
(a) When an older sibling was directed by the council to an alternative school because the alternative school was previously the catchment area school, the council will admit younger siblings to the alternative school if the parent desires.
Teens in alternative school programs engage in more risky health behaviors (Grunbaum, Lowry, & Kann, 2001) and are at greater risk of obesity (Sherlock, 2011) than teens in mainstream schools.
Contract award: 1050 wien, kriehubergasse 24-26, remediation alternative school - hklsb.
To meet the needs of all students, the district won a grant to create Education Opportunities for Success, an alternative school designed by students.
In addition, siblings have been allocated to attend the same alternative school.
Tessa McPhail's tagging habit lands her at New Directions, an alternative school in Montreal's toughest neighbourhood.
Following investigations, the KHDA issued a directive preventing the school from registering new students, and helped existing students and parents find an alternative school.
Pellegrino, principal at Gardner Academy for Learning and Technology, an alternative school within the district, was selected as the new high school principal.
Bethel's shift last year not only surprised Hoerner but Melanie Pearson, co-director of Creative Minds Alternative School in Eugene.
The authors in this study examined the client satisfaction of chronically disruptive students and their families (clients) following a mandatory alternative school assignment.

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