ERIC Number: ED178667
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
ALP: Alternate Learning Project; Overview of a Model High School in Providence, Rhode Island.
Kenyon, Charles B.
The Alternate Learning Project (ALP) is a community based public high school in Providence, Rhode Island. The ALP student population participates in a program offering individualized basic skills instruction, college preparatory courses, career exploration activities, and a broad arts curriculum. Throughout, the emphasis is on continuous counseling and student responsibility. The success of ALP has been documented and its program is now available for implementation in local school districts. This booklet describes the ALP model and ALP special focus programs, and details the services available through ALP dissemination. Among the areas discussed are community resource development, family life education, competency based education, programs for students with special needs, the establishment of a child care center, curriculum development, governance and parent participation, and organization and fiscal management of alternative education. (EB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Basic Skills, Career Education, College Preparation, Community Programs, Consultation Programs, Counseling Services, Demonstration Programs, High Schools, Individualized Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, School Community Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Providence Public Schools, RI.
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island (Providence)