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

From: Mimsy Sadofsky <mimsys_at_comcast.net>
Date: Sat Dec 4 09:14:01 2004

Brenda,

The demstartup mail list is, as you will notice, on Brian's list BELOW
getting a planning kit. That is because it is a list for people who
have already purchased planning kits and are starting schools, or are
staff already in Sudbury schools.

Mimsy

On Fri, 03 Dec 2004 13:25:08 -0500, you wrote:

>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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>> 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
>>
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