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alternative school

noun
1.
any public or private school having a special curriculum, especially an elementary or secondary school offering a more flexible program of study than a traditional school.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • Yet during this whole time there has been an alternative school of thought.
  • Approval of innovative alternative school calendars.
  • District staff recall the student expressing a desire to attend the district's alternative school early in the school year.

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