Re: DSM: Interest increasing?

Dennis Shaughnessy (
Sun, 7 Jan 2001 11:02:52 -0800

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> In a message dated 1/5/01 3:02:37 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
> <<
> However I would ask, is Summerhill then not a democratic school insofar
> the students don't have full authority to run the school?
> >>
> Summerhill students run that school. When a child can say in a letter
> to his parents, "I've met this really nice chap here." (meaning A.S.
> means that Neil didn't exercise his potential authority.
   Dennis here, a caregiver in Auburn, WA, joining this discussion. The
difference between Summerhill and Sudbury Valley School is that staff are
hired and fired by staff and students at the latter and not the former.

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