K-12 Education: Certain Groups of Students Attend Alternative Schools in Greater Proportions Than They Do Other Schools
Examines students at alternative schools compared to non-alternative schools. Focuses on enrollment, discipline, and support staff, including school psychologists and social workers. Identifies the location of the alternative schools on a map of the U.S. and includes an example from a rural school regarding support staff needs for dealing with trauma. Provides data on alternative school enrollment by state and race/ethnicity, and students with disabilities for the top 100 districts.
Government Accountability Office
Schools · State-by-state data · State-by-state