RE: [Discuss-sudbury-model] How to start a school?

From: Brenda in Louisa <brenda_at_twinoaks.org>
Date: Fri Dec 3 13:26:00 2004

How does one join the demstart list? I've not been able to
find any information about it.

Brenda

From: "Brian King, Big Rock Sudbury School" <brian_at_bigrock.org>
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Subject: RE: [Discuss-sudbury-model] How to start a school?
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> How do you answer that in an email - hum
>
>
> How to start a Sudbury Modeled school in a bunch of steps.
> * Read all of the books out there * Get the Startup kit from
> SVS * Get on the demstart list * Give up your day job * Get
> likeminded people that truly understand the model to commit
> to paying to send their kids to the school (the kids also
> need to be likeminded and understand the model) * Get some
> quality likeminded people that truly understand the model
> (that can work together) to spend a week at SVS then commit
> to working without pay * Get a school site, use permit,
> business license, insurance, and someone to guarantee that
> the lease and insurance will be paid * Get an attorney
> * Develop a good website * Never give up * Open the door,
> have a school meeting, and watch as everyone develops the
> culture * Did I say never give up?
>
> It is a lot of hard work for many people, but worth it.
>
> Brian D. King
> Big Rock Sudbury School
> www.bigrock.org
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-sudbury-model-admin_at_sudval.org
> [mailto:discuss-sudbury-model-admin_at_sudval.org] On Behalf Of
> Allison Tiffany-Goldstein Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004
> 8:58 AM To: discuss-sudbury-model_at_sudval.org Subject:
> [Discuss-sudbury-model] How to start a school?
>
> Hello Everyone!
>
> I would like to know how one starts a Sudbury school? I
> live in the Phoenix area and have not been able to find such
> a school here.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Allison
>
Received on Fri Dec 03 2004 - 13:25:17 EST

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