ERIC Number: EJ553469
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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If Alternative Schools are the Answer...What's the Question?
Fizzell, Robert; Raywid, Mary Anne
Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal, v1 n2 p7-9 Win 1997
Clarifies the assumptions on which three categories of alternative schools are based: the innovative school, the reform school, and the "beef 'em up and send 'em back school." Describes four assumptions influencing the function of alternative schools, such as broken kid versus broken system, and examines schools' missions. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Note: Special theme issue on "Alternative Solutions for Educating Today's Students."