any public or private school having a special curriculum, especially an elementary or secondary school offering a more flexible program of study than a traditional school.
When I was in college, I taught for a year and a half at an alternative school with behavioral-disability kids.
Friday Night’s Bright Light Miriam Datskovsky March 12, 2009
- Alternative society
a society or social group that espouses values different from those of the established social order.
- Parallel universe
Physics. any of a hypothetical collection of undetectable universes that are like our known universe but have branched off from our universe due to a quantum-level event. See also . (in cosmology) a hypothetical universe that coexists with our known universe but may operate under fundamentally different laws of physics. See also . Also called […]
- David alter
David, 1807–81, U.S. physicist. verb to make or become different in some respect; change (transitive) (informal, mainly US) a euphemistic word for castrate, spay v. late 14c., “to change (something),” from Old French alterer “change, alter,” from Medieval Latin alterare “to change,” from Latin alter “the other (of the two),” from PIE *al- “beyond” (see […]