"The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that's the horror. The young have no authority, no respect." - Anne Rice

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July 20, 2021:

Does school rot your stomach? (No Comments)Posted in: Blog by Wassupitzme @ 10:49 PM

Well school makes me want to die inside but dont kill yourself or let it make you depressed cause school is a wad of sh*t and it was just made fora place for parents to drop off kids!Just hang in there(NOT LITTERALLY DONT HANG YOURSELF!) Enjoy your day or night

July 19, 2021:

The Failing Education System From a Highschooler's Perspective (No Comments)Posted in: Blog by Kat @ 10:49 PM

I came across this website when researching the failing American Educational System. I am a Junior in High School, and school has negatively impacted me and so many others I know. Students are taught compliance and obedience - reminding me of the justice system. Bells ring every 45 min and tell you where to go […]

July 18, 2021:

School makes me feel depressed, I don't want to go back (1 Comment)Posted in: Blog by lonebuckett @ 10:48 PM

With the coronavirus going on I'm doing online school, and it's going terribly. I started late, so there was work I had to catch up on plus them adding on new work then getting it done when they're due. I tried the first 2 weeks then didn't care anymore. So I'm sitting with multiple F's […]

November 20, 2019:

4 ways school traumatized me, and how I'm recovering (7 Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 10:13 PM

CW: child abuse, physical abuse, bullying, verbal abuse, emotional neglect, invalidation, general cruelty and despair, self-loathing. This is a short summary (over 3000 words long!) of some of the ways I was traumatized by school. I might add to it later, and I might expand certain parts. I think that if I were to try to […]

August 15, 2019:

Every Smack is a Humiliation - A Manifesto by Alice Miller (1 Comment)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 7:35 PM

by Alice Miller Few insights gained in the last 20 years are so securely established as the realization that what we do to children when they are small, good things and bad things, will later form a part of their behavioral repertoire. Battered children will batter others, punished children act punitively, children lied to become […]

July 6, 2019:

My Unschooling/Anti-School Testimony (4 Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 10:45 PM

The author of this post wishes to remain anonymous. This story involves suicidal thoughts, self-harm, and bullying. Please do not read this if those topics will trigger you. In elementary school, I was the girl who got perfect scores on everything - even pretests. Teachers and other adults expected a lot from me as an […]

September 5, 2018:

Tired of school (No Comments)Posted in: Questions by justanotherone @ 9:27 PM

J wrote: Listen. I'm not going to say my name. Call me J. Point is, school is the bane of my existence. Something you've heard before, I'm sure. High school is hell. I feel my life value is determined by a letter and a number. My parents are literally screaming at me to get my […]

July 22, 2018:

Dealing with difficult parents (No Comments)Posted in: Guides,Resources by SoulRiser @ 7:20 PM

This deserves its own guide, although it's a pretty difficult subject to write a guide for. Each family situation is different, so there's no way to write one guide that will work for everyone. So this will be a collection of everything I've ever found that might be useful in some way. I will try […]

July 16, 2018:

Main Website Portuguese Translation/ Tradução Para Português Do Site (No Comments)Posted in: Site Updates by Luizao876 @ 6:39 PM

Objetivo Do Site: Este é um site para alunos que não querem estar sendo forçados a ir para a escola. Nós não estamos dizendo para você cair fora, rebeliar-se ou fazer qualquer coisa em particular. O que você faz é uma decisão sua e somente sua, nós só podemos dar suporte e informações para qualquer […]

November 5, 2017:

Saying yes to your weirdness | TEDx (No Comments)Posted in: Commentary by SoulRiser @ 12:24 AM

This is definitely worth a watch. It's about being true to yourself... which can literally be dangerous to your health as a young person (depending on your family situation and how they react to things), but is also very important to your well-being and self-respect overall.   Video description: Learn why people tend to reactively […]

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