Sun, 31 Oct 1999 11:34:30 EST
<< OK, I'll bite,
What's the difference between a democratic, non-coercive school and a
Sudbury Model school? >>
Two possible answers I see:
1) Sudbury is coercive because:
*It operates on voting rahter than consensus
*It uses punishment when people break rules.
2) Sudbury is a democratic, non-coercive school, but there are democratic,
non coercive schools that are not sudbury model.
Five kids and one adult start a school. Since it is small, they decide to run
it on a consenus model. They decide not to have any absolute rules, but try
and find common prefrences.
Definatly NOT sudbury OR coercive.
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