alternative school http://michiganradio.org en From the school spirit files: Staff and students at alternative school say stigma is undeserved http://michiganradio.org/post/school-spirit-files-staff-and-students-alternative-school-say-stigma-undeserved <p> Alternative high schools often carry a bit of a stigma.</p><p><a href="http://www.wavecrestacademy.org/">Wavecrest&nbsp;Career Academy</a>&nbsp;in Holland is no different.</p><p>Shelby Danielson is a senior at the school. "People think it's a bad school and it's really not," she says.</p><p>"There are so many great kids and they have so much potential, they just need that extra push from teachers and they might not get that at other schools."</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:50:25 +0000 Sarah Alvarez 14141 at http://michiganradio.org From the school spirit files: Staff and students at alternative school say stigma is undeserved An alternative school in Battle Creek will come under Marshall schools oversight later this month http://michiganradio.org/post/alternative-school-battle-creek-will-come-under-marshall-schools-oversight-later-month <p>An alternative school for at-risk kids in Battle Creek has found a new school district to oversee its academic program. .</p><p></p><p>Marshall Schools was the only district to apply to take over the academic program at the Michigan Youth Challenge Academy.</p><p></p><p>The alternative school program has operated for 14 years at the National Guard base in Battle Creek. The academy serves about 250 at-risk young people from across Michigan annually.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 15:39:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 13385 at http://michiganradio.org An alternative school in Battle Creek will come under Marshall schools oversight later this month