ERIC Number: ED097402
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Alternative Programs in Public Secondary Schools in Greater Cleveland: A Descriptive Study. [Summary Report; Detailed Study, Sections 1-9].
Wertheim, Sally H.; And Others
The puposes of the study are: (1) to provide a description of alternative programs within public high schools, (2) to compile a written history of these programs, (3) to provide information necessary to compare innovations in alternative schools within and without public school systems, and (4) to collect and disseminate information about alternative programs. The report is organized in sections which describe each of the eight programs studied in-depth. Preceding this is Section 1 which gives the background, describes the procedures, gives an overview of public school alternatives nationally and those in Cleveland not included in the in-depth study, and contains conclusions and recommendations of the project director. Also included is a summary report. Alternative programs studied in depth include: (1) Beachwood City Schools: Concept One; (2) Berea City Schools: The Roaring 100's; (3) Cleveland-Heights-University-Heights City Schools: New School; The Clevland Public Schools; (4) The Woodland Job Center; (5) The Work-Study Program; (6) Mayfield City Schools: Early Graduation Program, A Prototype; (7) Parma City Schools: Education Through Inquiry; and (8) Shaker City Schools: Catalyst. Results were organized under the following chapter headings: Introduction and Background, Data, Program, Student and Teacher Interviews, and School's Self-Evaluations, Problems, and Impact. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Secondary School Students, Secondary Schools, Student Needs, Suburban Schools, Urban Schools
Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, 700 National City Bank Building, Cleveland, Ohio 44144 (Price not quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio; Ohio (Cleveland)