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How to enroll in alternative high school in Alma, Michigan?

"I'm 15 and want to go to the alternative [school] but i dont know all the details about it...so could u please fill me in on it like if there's a certain amount of hours i have to go and all that stuff thanks a lot."

Asked by Jessica via email.  
In Topics: School and Academics, Choosing a school, Teen issues
> 60 days ago

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Boys Town National Hotline
Feb 5, 2010
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What the Expert Says:

Most alternative schools are designed to help students struggling with behavioral or academic difficulties.  These schools sometime feature individualized schedules or curriculum but not always.  Also keep in mind that some alternative schools work only in cooperation with other schools from the district.  In order to determine the specific requirements or features of an alternative program you will need to contact that school directly to ask your questions.  

If you are struggling with school issues and think that it would help to talk with a  counselor by telephone, please feel free to contact the Boys Town National Hotline at 1-800-448-3000.  Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you talk through tough situations.  
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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi Jessica,

Please have your parent(s) or guardian contact the school district for Alma, Michigan to learn more about enrolling you in an alternative high school or educational program within the district. SchoolFinder has three school districts listed for the Alma, Michigan area and your parents can locate their contact info here: http://bit.ly/bG2fjY

SchoolFinder also has a record for an alternative/adult education school in Alma, and their phone number is listed on this page:
http://www.education.com/schoolfinder/us/michigan/alma/alma-adultalternative-education/

Your parents might also explore virtual schooling or GED programs for you. Here are some related resources:
http://www.k12.com/
http://www.education.com/topic/ged-and-college/
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