Why She’s Not Sending Her Daughter to High School

8 08 2009

School Gate blog:

“Personally, I am aggrieved at the need to intervene in my child’s education. It dismays me that the State has no credible substitute to a century old, and frankly redundant, system. . .”

UPDATE — here’s a 15-year-old homeschooler’s view.




2 responses

8 08 2009

I don’t know about Britain but, when my son was in public elementary school, I remember a lot of parental townhall-like outrage, toward schools that were producing “dumbed-down” kids, which led directly to the “stifling, test-obsessed structure” we have now. Well, that was my perception of what happened 🙂

8 08 2009

Which maybe should remind us all that town hall outrage may be justified but not productive, in fact can makes things worse?

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