Re: [Discuss-sudbury-model] it's the social stricture which is going to be under fire . . .

From: David Rovner <rovners_at_netvision.net.il>
Date: Sun Mar 2 16:55:00 2003

Dan quite frequently compares what happens at a democratic school with what
happens in public education, though. See "The Crisis in American Education,"
for instance.

~ David

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Klein" <alan_at_klein.net>
To: <discuss-sudbury-model_at_sudval.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2003 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Discuss-sudbury-model] it's the social stricture which is
going to be under fire . . .

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Rovner" <rovners_at_netvision.net.il>
> > In the same token we could say that when Dan writes about the Sudbury
> Model,
> > unfortunately, he is stating how things OUGHT to be in schools, not how
> they
> > are. It is the norm, I am afraid, that freedom-limiting strictures are
> > widely accepted and the the rest of us are put under fire to prove its
> > worthlessness -- don't you think so?
>
> When Dan, or anyone else, writes about what happens at SVS or at other
> democratic schools, we are not talking about how things ought to be, we
are
> talking about reality as it is.
>
> ~Alan Klein
Received on Sun Mar 02 2003 - 16:54:04 EST

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