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ERIC Number: ED140600
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 57
Abstractor: N/A
The Alternative School: Alachua County (Florida) Public Schools. Descriptive Materials Covering the Secondary Center for Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents.
Alachua County Schools, Gainesville, FL.
Compiled are materials which describe the Alternative School of the Alachua County, Florida, Public School District, which serves a severely emotionally disturbed population of about 75-85 adolescents. The following materials are included: an introductory letter, which includes information on staff operations and the curriculum framework, given out to parents and supporting agency counselors; a diagram of the educational system for emotionally disturbed children; a list of policy questions frequently asked, many dealing with sensitive and controversial issues which are misunderstood by the media; rules for students at Alternative School; an article titled "Educating Troubled Youth Amid Whirlwind Social Change" by R. Ramsey about the historical background and content of the program; and annual reports of the principal to the superintendent for the school years 1974-75 and 1975-76. (SBH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alachua County Schools, Gainesville, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida