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School Alternatives

Connecticut schools offer a range of educational programs to meet the diverse needs and career aspirations of its students in a variety of settings, including comprehensive local schools, regional vocational-technical schools, vocational agriculture centers, charter schools and magnet schools. These programs serve to prepare students for college, the workplace and active citizenship.

The Open Choice program allows urban students to attend public schools in nearby suburban towns. Suburban and rural students are allowed to attend public schools in a nearby urban center. Enrollments are offered on a space-available basis in grades K-12. The Program includes Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven and their surrounding districts.

The district offers an alternative education program in a nontraditional setting that addresses the emotional, social, behavioral and academic needs of students. Information about alternative education offered by the district, including purpose, location, contact information, staff directory and enrollment criteria is posted on the district’s website.