ERIC Number: EJ356412
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Parents' Views of Alternative Public School Programs: Implications for the Use of Alternative Programs to Reduce School Dropout Rates.
Collins, Roger L.
Education and Urban Society, v19 n3 p290-302 May 1987
Presents results of a survey of Cincinnati, OH, parents' views on alternative school programs (e.g., vocational curricula). Reports that parental approval plays a critical role in choosing particular schools and in a school's ability to retain students. Challenges the degree to which alternative schools act to resegregate school districts by class. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue on dropping out.