Alternative education is a program operated as a subdivision of the regular K-12 program. It is designed for students who can be better served in an alternative delivery system. Students' served include those who have specific needs and are often at risk of not graduating.Alternative education programs seek to provide added flexibility and alternative instructional models. These often include expanded services from the traditional setting such as online learning, institutional programs, or counseling. The document below outlines the School Referral and Return Criteria for the Alternative Education programs in Hazel Park.