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When Should Democracy Start? A Look at the Free School Movement | The Utopianist - Think Bigger

When Should Democracy Start? A Look at the Free School Movement | The Utopianist - Think Bigger | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
You legally become an adult at age 18. Why? Quite frankly, we're not sure. Perhaps it is time to give kids more control over their own lives.
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Free schools are the flawed heart of Gove's permanent revolution

Free schools are the flawed heart of Gove's permanent revolution | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
Too often founded where they are not needed, the schools are unaccountable to the public and perpetuate the inequalities they are meant to eradicate.
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Sudbury Valley School • Online Library. Featured Essays

The Sudbury Valley School K12 High School alternative independent responsible
American in Metro-West Framingham Massachusetts

Via Catherine
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JSTOR: The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 90, No. 3 (Nov., 2008), pp. 206-210

JSTOR: The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 90, No. 3 (Nov., 2008), pp. 206-210 | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
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Schools without walls

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Tour of the Village Free School

This is a short tour of a random Friday afternoon at the Village Free School. Enjoy!
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Bilingual free school gets go-ahead - Spalding Guardian

Bilingual free school gets go-ahead - Spalding Guardian | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
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Bilingual free school gets go-ahead
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Bilingual free school gets go-ahead. editorial image. Published on 28/05/2013 19:30.
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Long Beach Free School Recruiting Teachers, Students; Classes to Begin This Summer

Long Beach Free School Recruiting Teachers, Students; Classes to Begin This Summer | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
The motto “Everyone a teacher; everyone a student” gives a sense of what's in store, as the Long Beach Free School (LBSF) is in the process of recruiting teachers to
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What if schools were different?

Short video introducing a small democratic school in Portland, OR named The Village Free School. The school seeks to serve as an innovative example of youth ...
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SUMMERHILL

The story of the most famous free, libertarian school in the world founded by the great educationist A. S. Neill. The existence and continuation of such a sc...
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The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds

The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
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T H E   B R O O K L Y N   F R E E   S C H O O L

The Brooklyn Free School - Democratic, Alternative School
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Summerhill alumni: 'What we learnt at the school for scandal'

Summerhill alumni: 'What we learnt at the school for scandal' | Free or Open School | Scoop.it
It is one of the most famous schools in the world; a place where every lesson is voluntary and where youngsters can vote to suspend all the rules. Founded by the liberal thinker AS Neill, Summerhill turns 90 years old this year.
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