Education Reference Guide: Exploring Alternative Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835133
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835138
  • DDC: 371.040973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the many alternative education programs available in the United States and details their individual philosophies, goals, and comparative value. The essays in this collection review federally funded programs within the public school curriculum, as well as federal departures from traditional public education in the form of charter, magnet, and pilot schools. The volume then explores private educational programs and reviews the benefits of experiential learning plans like vocational courses and internships.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Overview of Alternative Education.
2: Agricultural Education.
3: Naturalist Teaching & Learning.
4: Outdoor Adventure Education.
5: Environmental Education.
6: American Heritage Education.
7: Alternative College Prep Programs.
8: Charter Schools.
9: Magnet Schools.
10: Pilot Schools.
11: Tribal Education.
12: Home Schooling.
13: Military Education.
14: Private Schools.
15: Religious Education in the U.S..
16: Waldorf Schools.
17: Vocational Education.
18: Student Internships.