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Alternatives for At-Risk and Out-of-School Youth

Series or Serial: ERIC digest; no. 248

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 2003

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus Ohio 43210

Phone: 614-292-4353

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p

Subjects: Nontraditional Education; Late Adolescents

Abstract:
This Digest examines research on what makes alternative programs effective environments for at-risk youth and describes programs in which these factors play a key role. In-school career academies, an alternative high school, and a program for homeless out-of-school youth are profiled. References are given.

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