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Until four years ago, Chicago had about 30 alternative schools, the majority of them locally operated under the umbrella of the nonprofit Youth Connection Charter School.
But there are many reasons why some middle and high school students find that Loudoun County’s alternative school is a better fit than a traditional school setting, said Fortenbaugh, Douglass’s middle school dean and head of special education.
The district has had two superintendents and an interim superintendent over a year that's been marked by squabbles among the school board, yet another overhaul of the discipline system, and the reworking of the district's alternative school program.
Gary Middle College is an alternative school serving students ages 16 through 65, Teasley said.
Now there are more than 50 alternative schools in the city, with at least 15 of the new programs run by private companies that offer an overwhelmingly online curriculum inside centers that look more like co-working spaces than classrooms.
Insight is another entirely online school, designed to function more like an alternative school.
Catherine Esary, Anchorage School District spokeswoman, said that during the 2016-17 school year, Salazar was enrolled as a student at Benny Benson Secondary School, an alternative school for students who are behind in credit.
Other projects in the works include a youth wellness center modeled after a city re-entry program, and an alternative school suspension program.
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