Re: DSM: Sudbury Schools - Summerhill


Alan Mitter-Burke (mitterburkes@yahoo.com)
Tue, 26 Oct 1999 12:12:53 -0700 (PDT)


Debbie,

Do you see any contradiction between asserting that
kids would be "free to think and choose" while you
limit their choices?

and while you decide what "top quality" is?

Do you _really_ trust these people?

-Alan Mitter-Burke

--- Debbie Athos <naturally@mindspring.com> wrote:
> You are right - it wouldn't be a "Sudbury"
> school...yet it would be a school
> where students were free to think and choose what
> they wish to do with their
> day, including what they want to eat. However their
> choices would be of top
> quality. Organic potato chips and sour cream without
> cancer causing
> hormones:)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Stafford & Angela Sevin
> <markangela@value.net>
> To: discuss-sudbury-model@sudval.org
> <discuss-sudbury-model@sudval.org>
> Date: Tuesday, October 26, 1999 2:36 AM
> Subject: Re: DSM: Sudbury Schools - Summerhill
>
>
> >Deb,
> >
> >Angela again,
> >
> >I have to apologize for my previous email. I meant
> no disrespect.
> >
> >> I've decided that if I continue with my plans to
> open a school based on
> the
> >> democratic model like Sudbury and Summerhill,
> that it will have to be a
> >> school that offers a wholistic approach to
> education and living. The
> school
> >> would offer healthy meals to students as well as
> a healthy school
> >> environment/building. Everything from the food
> quality to the lighting of
> >> the rooms would be to the benefit of the students
> good health. Because
> all
> >> the education in the world won't do any of our
> students any good if they
> are
> >> not healthy in mind and body.
> >>
> >
> >This is a very good idea, it's just not a Sudbury
> school.
> >
> >Take care,
> >
> >Angela
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>

=====

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