ERIC Number: ED351747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Alternative Education: A Guide to Program Development. State Directory.
Iowa Association of Alternative Education, Newton.
Information on alternative education and programs for potential dropouts and dropouts in Iowa is compiled in this directory. Data were obtained from reports submitted to the Iowa Association of Alternative Education (IAAE) and from out-of-state sources. Following the introduction and information on the IAAE, 15 sections present information on the following: the cost of dropping out; the importance of early dropout identification; guidelines for serving at-risk persons; dropout needs assessment; House File 455, which establishes compulsory education requirements; Chapter 61 of the Iowa Code that provides dropout programs and support services; policies and practices related to student failure and dropping out; the current status of public secondary schools; student evaluation in alternative education programs; the National Dropout Prevention Center; the IAAE Directory of Alternative Schools; and school districts offering dropout prevention programs. (LMI)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Programs, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research, Dropouts, High School Students, High Schools, Nontraditional Education, Potential Dropouts, State Action, State Programs
Iowa Association of Alternative Education, METRO Secondary School, 1212 7th Street, S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 ($20 per copy plus shipping cost).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa Association of Alternative Education, Newton.