The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education (Paperback)

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The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education is the first book to describe the full range of current alternatives in education. It highlights some of the current trends in education and then deals in detail with twenty-three different education alternatives. For each it gives the history, philosophy, practice, a description of a representative school, and a resource section including sources of more information and suggestions for further reading.

About the Author

Ronald E. Koetzsch has a B.A. from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in History of Religions from Harvard University. He has taught at the secondary school and college levels and has been a senior instructor at the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School for over twenty years. For many years he was senior writer at the East West Journal (now Natural Health magazine). He is founding and current editor of Renewal: A Journal for Waldorf Education and is a teacher at Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks, California.

Praise For…

"Parents looking for alternatives to their neighborhood public school for any reason—cultural, religious, ideological, or personal—will find a wide range of information here." —MultiCultural Review

"An unbiased presentation."— Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781570620676
ISBN-10: 1570620679
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: June 2nd, 1997
Pages: 256
Language: English