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How do states define alternative education?

How do states define alternative education? (PDF)
Source: Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

Key findings

  • Forty-three states and the District of Columbia have formal definitions of alternative education.
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Government And Politics

For the birds!

This is a guest post by my partner and teacher-naturalist extraordinaire at Audubon New York, Laura Revilla. She gets to spend her time teaching 2-4th graders about NYC birds and their conservation. 531 more words

Conservation Solutions

Help Desks

As my students gear up for this year’s Global Cardboard Challenge, they will also be researching a charity to which they will donate the proceeds from their cardboard arcade.   168 more words


Real Post 112 - Let's Do Tagalog All the Way

I was asked the other day to answer my cousin’s homework in Mathematics. I chilled for a while until I fell asleep (it was my day off so I did whatever I wanted to do). 1,584 more words

Phodable Phun

For today’s Phun Phriday post, I bring you three examples of the impact the ancient art of origami continues to have in the modern world. 117 more words


Identifying an Emerged Technology (EDUC 8342 Mod 1 BLOG)

Thornburg (2013) asserted that contemporary computer users are moving from the desktops to the more portable laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. In the past few years, I believe that this assertion can be further revised to state the laptops are giving up ground to the increasingly popular tablet computers. 466 more words