Is an alternative school a school of choice? it depends

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This article discusses how alternative schools, depending on local and state policies, do and do not operate as schools of choice. A case scenario describes a difficult situation for an at-risk young adult. Additionally, the referral process under which many alternative schools function is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-347
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of School Choice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • Alternative education
  • Alternative schools
  • At-risk
  • Charter schools
  • Referral process


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