Bascia, Nina

Alternative Schooling and Student Engagement

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Table of contents

Part I. Local Democracy Within Bureaucracy: Critical Perspectives

1. Curriculum Development in Alternative Schools: What Goes on in Alternative Schools Stays in Alternative Schools
Nina Bascia, Rhiannon Maton

2. Alpha Alternative School: Making a Free School Work, in a Public System
Deb O’Rourke

3. Tracing Tensions in Humanization and Market-Based Ideals: Philadelphia Alternative Education in the Past and Present
Rhiannon M. Maton, T. Philip Nichols

4. Alternative Schooling and Black Students: Opportunities, Challenges, and Limitations
Carl E. James, Julia A. Samaroo

5. Reverberations of Neo-Liberal Policies: The Slow Dilution of Secondary Alternative Schooling in the Toronto District School Board
Louise Azzarello

Part II. Historical Perspectives

6. Private to Public: Alternative Schools in Ontario 1965–1975
Harley Rothstein

7. Looking Backward and Forward: Fifty Years of Alternative Schools

Myra Novogrodsky

8. From the Release of the Hall–Dennis Report to the Founding of Alpha II Alternative School—My Personal Journey
Carol Nash

9. An Administrator’s Perspective on the Politics of Alternative Schooling in Toronto
Dale E. Shuttleworth

Part III. Teaching

10. Learning to Teach and Becoming a Science Teacher at City School
Katherine Bellomo

11. New Beginnings
K. Omar

12. Notes on Big Ideas and Incremental Change
Liam Rodrigues

Part IV. School Stories

13. Contact—An Alternative School for Working-Class and Racialized Students
Harry Smaller, Margaret Wells

14. Inglenook: A Cozy Place by the Fire
Robert Pritchard, Robert Rennick

15. The Name Unspoken: Wandering Spirit Survival School
Sharon Berg

16. The Triangle Program: Canada’s Only High School Program for LGBTQ Students
Steven Solomon

17. Credit Factory or Alternative Education for Adults? Student Re-Engagement Through Multi-Media Arts and Social Justice Education: A Transdisciplinary Pilot Project
Vanessa Russell, Cheryl Mootoo

18. Resistance: Student Activism, SEED Alternative School, and the Struggle Against Streaming
Katheryne Schulz A.

Part V. Epilogue

19. Some Last Words
Esther Sokolov Fine, Ellen Manney

Keywords: Education, Curriculum Studies, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Educational Policy and Politics, History of Education

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Upbringing, Education
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