Education For What?

What sort of society do we wish to live in? Do we wish to live in a free country?

When, exactly, should that freedom begin? At the magic age of 18? Why not 81?

Should teachers and parents and administrators also enjoy freedom to make important decisions?

Should we not begin by making our fundamental institutions, including schools, free–as–in–freedom? After twelve years of carefully regimented compulsory education, can we even imagine what real freedom would look like?

Click for vision of what might happen if children were free.


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