ERIC Number: EJ566713
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Meridian Academy: Where Kids Are Visible and Valuable.
Northwest Education, v3 n4 p28-33 Sum 1998
Describes Meridian Academy, a small alternative high school for dropouts and potential dropouts near Boise, Idaho. Discusses the school's family-like supportive environment, teaching strategies that emphasize student projects and active learning, and discipline policies and practices. Sidebar presents a Meridian Academy teacher who was once an "uneducable" dropout. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: "Alternative Schools: Caring for Kids on the Edge." Volume 3 of Northwest Education is available in its entirety from EDRS; see ED 419 639.