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my highschool was design by the same architects that built a prison, and it is unreal how much this school resembles one..theres maybe one window per room, with black bars that cut out about half of the sunlight, so its very dark, and the doors automatically lock at 7:34, so there's no escape unless its through the front door haha
Originally posted by michaelmcclen
To reply to filosopha, children need to interact with other children. Home schooling is not a solution, althrough i do agree with it in principle it will cause more hame than good.
Children need to interact and play with each other. and this is the reason why; this is my 2000 word essay on why children interacting with each other is necessary. yes im a psychologist and yes I spend my days writing papers.
The actual number of home-schoolers in America is between 1.9 and 2.5 million students, says Brian D. Ray, head of the nonprofit National Home Education Research Institute. Ray culled data from private home-school organizations and co-ops to supplement statistics from state departments of education, finding that “a notable number of home-schoolers might not show up on government records.”
Originally posted by watcher3339
Create a system where jobs exist for students to leave school earlier if that is what they want to do. With a real manufacturing base in place Votech becomes a true alternative, as it was only a generation ago. The great shame of our public school is that we as a society have determined that there is less intrinsic value in a child who wants to fix a car, a toilet, or a floor than in a child who wants to be a lawyer. I consider that a great loss. We raise children who have very natural skills in those areas to feel inferior. We force them through academic classes that are not suited to who they are and then we sit back, stumped, when they fail to achieve either success or happiness in their environment.