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Read all about it here :) Okay, so there's not much to read... but check it out anyway. There's some new features and stuff. Related posts: SS Forums Down Until Further Notice 16 November 99 FORUMS!!! ...

SS Forums Down Until Further Notice
UPDATE: The forums are back up! I'll leave them in read-only mode for now. If you want to keep in contact with people from the forums, you should get their contact details via PM or something. Maybe one of you can create another forum somewhere else (in fact, please do... it's ...

Schooling: The hidden agenda (a speech by Daniel Quinn)
New article added to the articles section: Schooling: The hidden agenda. It's a speech Daniel Quinn (author of Ishmael) gave at a home-schooling/unschooling conference. For those of you with short attention spans, here are some snippets I found interesting. I've even bolded some parts so if you have very SEVERE attention ...

The Public School Nightmare: Why fix a system designed to destroy individual thought?
Added new article by John Taylor Gatto, called "The Public School Nightmare: Why fix a system designed to destroy individual thought?" Click here to read it. I personally think it's one of the best articles I've ever read about public schooling. Related posts: Articles re-organized Hitler runs the school system The U.S. school system is ...

List of online schools updated
I updated the list of online schools in the US. New states added (these were not listed at all before): Alaska Delaware Maryland New Jersey New York North Dakota Virginia West Virginia New online schools added to these states: Arizona California Hawaii Illinois Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Nevada North Carolina Oklahoma ...

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The Alliance for Self?Directed Education
Source: The Alliance for Self?Directed Education Alliance Announced at the AERO Conference Hello Allies! Thank you for your interest in the Alliance for Self-Directed Education and for your efforts spreading self-directed education in the world!  It?s been amazing to see such an enthusiastic response from so many of you after announcing the ...

South African textbook asks pupils how victim's behaviour led to rape
by Rob Davies Thursday 8 September 2016 15.58 BST   Publisher Pearson says it will amend book aimed at children aged 15 to 16 that has been in circulation for five years   Pearson has submitted corrections to the textbook to South Africa?s department of basic education. Photograph: Yonela Palesa Moopelwa/Facebook   ...

Michigan Republicans protect religious bullies - place LGBT kids in danger
There is growing outrage and disgust aimed at a recently passed bill in the Michigan Senate that would allow teachers and students to harass and bully others as long as they can claim their actions are rooted in a "sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction." Wednesday, the Republican-controlled state senate ...

Zimbabwe: Spanking - How Far Can It Go?
SPARE the rod and spoil the child is a popular saying among Zimbabweans. It has some link to the Biblical Proverbs 13vs24 which reads: "He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him". (KJV). The saying has been construed to promote the use of ...

Hugs Banned in School. What's All The Hysteria About?
A middle school principal in Connecticut recently outlawed hugs on campus. That?s right. Hugs. High-fives, too. And if students violate the ban they may face expulsion. Heavy duty, huh? The principal instituted this hands-off approach after a violent incident in the school left a student... Related posts: UK: School headmaster ...

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The Alliance for Self?Directed Education
Source: The Alliance for Self?Directed Education Alliance Announced at the AERO Conference Hello Allies! Thank you for your interest in the Alliance for Self-Directed Education and for your efforts spreading self-directed education in the world!  It?s been amazing to see such an enthusiastic response from so many of you after announcing the ...

Teachers give terrible advice on how to deal with teachers
Original: Teachers give terrible advice on how to deal with teachers I recently stumbled upon a Quora question posted by a parent who wanted to know if she should speak to her daughter's teacher, who is a bully, about the teacher's treatment of her daughter. The Quora question asked: "My daughter's ...

South African textbook asks pupils how victim's behaviour led to rape
by Rob Davies Thursday 8 September 2016 15.58 BST   Publisher Pearson says it will amend book aimed at children aged 15 to 16 that has been in circulation for five years   Pearson has submitted corrections to the textbook to South Africa?s department of basic education. Photograph: Yonela Palesa Moopelwa/Facebook   ...

You don't legally have to go to school
Source: You don't legally have to go to school. - YouTube School should really teach you this. Looking at the law, it shows you don't have to go to school - in fact, there are a hell of a lot of alternative options available. ? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/boyinabandcom ? Twitter: http://twitter.com/DavePBrown ? ...

They Dream of School, and None of the Dreams Are Good
In this survey, 128 adults described their recurring dreams of being in school. by Peter Gray Dreams of being in school are common among adults of all ages.  In fact, in dream surveys, being in school typically ranks among the top five dream categories in frequency, even among adults who have ...

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education | Psychology Today
Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education | Psychology Today. In my last post I took a step that, I must admit, made me feel uncomfortable. I said, several times: "School is prison." I felt uncomfortable saying that because school is so much a part of my life and the ...

SS Forums Back Up
Read all about it here :) Okay, so there's not much to read... but check it out anyway. There's some new features and stuff. Related posts: SS Forums Down Until Further Notice 16 November 99 FORUMS!!! ...

SS Forums Down Until Further Notice
UPDATE: The forums are back up! I'll leave them in read-only mode for now. If you want to keep in contact with people from the forums, you should get their contact details via PM or something. Maybe one of you can create another forum somewhere else (in fact, please do... it's ...

Ungehorsam und Widerstand
WARNUNG: So wie es mit den ignoranten Lehrern so ist, beim durchführen dieser Dinge könntest du als "undankbar", "unfolgsam", "rebellious", "niederträchtig" oder anders abgestempelt werden. Es liegt also in deiner Hand. Und noch etwas: erinnere dich an den Spruch "Dummheit schreit am meisten", was bedeutet, dass wenn du ein paar dumme ...

14 Gute Gründe warum Schule schlecht ist & Sachen die ich an der Schule hasse:
- brauche noch ne übersetzung für "nevermind you'd rather be doing" 1. Schule ist schlecht weil: Wenn du sie nicht magst denken Leute automatisch das etwas ernsthaft falsch mit dir ist. 2. Schule ruiniert lernen. In der Schule ist lernen nur über das Einprägen von Sachen, Fragen beantworten und ein haufen ...

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Fuck Edgenuity/E2020
I am fully aware that it's risky to bash an online education program as my first post on a forum like this, but hear me out. Edgenuity, or E2020 was assigned to me by my school so I can keep studying even though I'm out of school for a while (I ...

Students with disabilities in school
I'm writing a report on whether Australia can still be considered an egalitarian society, and the group I'm focusing on are people with disabilities. Thought this would be the best place to gather primary evidence from students. So if you're an Aussie and you have a disability, then step right up ...

Manchester Arena blast: 19 dead and about 50 hurt
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-40007886 ...

Where you can learn what school doesn't teach you
I saw some threads here about places where you can learn for your high school exams without going through school. Well, if you're interested in directing and other stuff school doesn't teach you. Extra Credits made three videos on channels that basically cover these artistic things, and I'll add some extra ...

A good example
I feel like this character displays a healthy emotional foundation Watch on YouTube ...

Some People Aren't Meant to be Caged -- Part I
The first thing you would want to know is how a guy like me ended up in a place like this: how an amiable, quiet kid came to be humiliated and tormented by a bunch of low-life scum at some labour camp. Unlike Holden Caulfield, I?ll start my story with what ...

Random philosphical story I wrote.
I dunno. I just wrote it in like fifteen minutes. I don't know if it's any good, I guess. Whatever... ---- John Sornas looked for things wrong in his life. He was a writer and wanted to be one ever since he was forced to conform in school, ever since he was abused ...

Father and Son Busted With More Than $17M in Sea Cucumbers
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/fath...spartanntp ...

The girl who used to be my fake friend tried to make me embarrass my art teacher
I was going to write about this two days ago, but my mum took my phone because hers wasn't charging. Anyway, two days ago, a girl who used to be my fake friend when I was in Year 8 has been very rude to me. First, she and her friends brought me ...

Alliance for Self-Directed Education Membership & Forums are live!
It's taken a long time, but the Alliance for Self-Directed Education (ASDE), launched by Peter Gray and others, has launched membership on their site, which includes forums and the opportunity to connect with others who are interested in things like unschooling, Sudbury/democratic schools, and activism around creating a movement to promote ...

Abolish the Age of Consent
http://www.revleft.com/vb/threads/16751-...-rid-of-it Quote:My Views on Age of Consent First of all, I should like to say that there is no topic too controversial about which to talk, because the controversial topics are always the most important ones. Second, there is no argument, no person, no idea, no law, no moral, no theory, no anything, ...

Roger Ailes: Fox News founder dies at 77
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39963887 Good. Fucking. Riddance. ...

Woman killed and 22 injured as car hits Times Square crowd
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39968710 ...

Should I Try to Start Highschool Early?
Hello, I'm a student in a school that is thinking of starting high school early,if possible.Anyone know how I would achieves this?I have a passion for science. (And gaming)My grammar is pretty good.(Because of the Internet)My math skills are ok. Still, I'm not sure if I should try to do a test ...

The horrors I underwent at school today.
Before the site went down about a week ago I made a thread, but I think the restored version of the site was before that post, which was basically this thread here. So, what villainies were done to me today? Well, firstly it was French class, I died from fucking boredom. ...


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