Education in America: A View from Sudbury Valley

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The Sudbury Valley School, Jan 1, 1992 - Education - 230 pages
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Contents

FOREWORD
1
Stop Pushing Children
11
The Basics Reexamined
19
Why Force Arithmetic?
26
Most History Curricula Do More Harm than Good
34
In Schools Useful Subjects are Rarely Offered
44
Another Look at The Basics
50
Real Learning Starts with the Curiosity
57
Democracy Must be Experienced
103
Only Student Involvement Can Bring
111
American Education Must Not be Nationalized
117
If Its Broken and Cant Be Fixed Search
124
Lets Find the Schools that Children
131
Academicians Are No Cure for Ailing Schools
137
When More Doesnt Work
147
ZeroBase Budgeting is Long Overdue
156

The Goals of Education in a Free Society
63
What Do We Want to Achieve in Our Schools?
71
What They Are How They Work
81
Tests on Basics Are Full of Absurdities
84
Next Summer Enjoy your Children
92
New Mechanisms Are Needed to Help Prepare
170
A System of Local Outright Grants Can Go
183
Special Education A Noble Cause
198
A FINAL WORD
213
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