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2000

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A Descriptive Study Of Public Alternative Schools In Georgia, Willie James Wiley Jan 2000

A Descriptive Study Of Public Alternative Schools In Georgia, Willie James Wiley

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The purpose of this study was to identify the types of alternative schools in Georgia, to describe the characteristics of the alternative schools, and their students, and to determine the primary goals of the alternative schools. The descriptive information was collected from 97 public alternative schools. The data collected by a 44 item multiple response survey included the perceptions of Georgia's alternative school administrators. The survey items were developed from a literature search and site visits to five different models of alternative schools in a large urban school system The responses were categorized to calculate the range, mean, percentages ...