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District Looks at Alternative School, Says “We Could Do That!”

The Chillicothe Gazette reports that some Southern Ohio school districts are considering pulling out of a regional alternative school to cut costs. At least one district is considering starting its own program: Huntington school district… Superintendent Jerry Mowery said the district would not rule out creating its own alternative school setting for its students, and [...]

Alternative Schools Work to Educate At-Risk Students

Brian Williams heads the alternative programs for Cleveland Heights. He says his students succeed because his staff is convinced of their success.

Last week’s school shooting in Chardon sparked a new round of discussion on how to prevent future school violence. In the past, part of the answer has been sending at-risk students to alternative schools, like the one alleged shooter T.J. Lane attended. But not everyone thinks alternative schools should just be a place to hold [...]

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