Alternative Education

Making A Difference — One Student at a Time


We provide specialized instruction and community-based programs for youth who may fall through the cracks in the regular public education system — juvenile offenders, expelled and truant students and others at risk of dropping out. Our focus is on creating supportive learning environments where students can achieve academic, behavior and career goals.
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County Community SchoolsCounty Community Schools
Provide small, supportive learning environments that address the special needs of youth offenders, homeless youth, students expelled from regular schools and young people referred by their home districts or parents due to truancy, behavior problems or other issues. ...Read more
Independent Study StrategiesIndependent Study Strategies
For students who cannot access other education options because of work or family obligations. Students meet at least one hour per week with a teacher for tutoring, counseling and instruction. Work at home on an individualized plan tailored to meet academic needs and career goals....Read more
Local Control & Accountability PlanLocal Control & Accountability Plan
California’s public school funding system requires education agencies to engage stakeholders in developing a plan for how it will use revenue to support student achievement....Read more