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Comments Off on How Learning Blossoms in a School without Schooling

FEE.ORG – Envision a school that is not compulsory or coercive, that is a completely student-directed educational environment. I toured one of those last week. Two years ago I read Peter Gray’s Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life, largely a manifesto […]

Comments Off on Even After $6,000 Raise, Oklahoma Teachers Still Walking Out

LIBERTY REVIEW – Thousands of Oklahoma teachers walked out of school Monday and protested at the state capitol for higher salaries and increased funding. Oklahoma legislators approved a $6,100 raise for state teachers across the board in an attempt to evade the walk-out, but teachers proceeded with the protest, NBC News reported. “My niece sits […]

Comments Off on The Hidden Legacy of Columbine: Ignorance About School Violence

REASON – Today, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, students around the country skipped classes as part of a National School Walkout to protest gun violence. This is the latest attempt by survivors of the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, to keep the public focused on school violence and on the various […]