Re: [Discuss-sudbury-model] Better than thou? Well, yes

From: cheryl huff <chuff57_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Mon Oct 10 13:57:00 2005

thanks for this, Scott - this is helpful to me

cheryl huff
chuff57_at_earthlink.net

> [Original Message]
> From: Scott David Gray <sgray_at_sudval.org>
> To: <discuss-sudbury-model_at_sudval.org>
> Date: 10/10/2005 1:44:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [Discuss-sudbury-model] Better than thou? Well, yes
>
> This is an intriguing challenge -- one that has been
> discussed on this list before, and which there are
> several reasoned responses that I won't repeat in full.
>
> For those interested in exploring this topic further now,
> I'd remind people that this is a topic that comes back
> frequently in different forms on this list, each time with
> new ideas and perspectives from the participants; I'd
> suggest looking over some of the following directly or
> closely related threads:
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm/index.html#20
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm/index.html#20
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm2/index.html#228
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm4/index.html#218
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm5/index.html#616
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm6/index.html#403
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm7/index.html#152
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm7/index.html#165
>
> http://www.sudval.org/~sdg/archives/dsm8/index.html#3
>
> http://www.sudval.org/archives/dsm8/index.html#128
>
> On Mon, 10 Oct 2005, cheryl huff wrote:
>
> > One thing I haven't seen addressed amidst all the ideology in this
forum is
> > the inherent elitism of a private school with limited enrollment. I
know
> > there are participants who no doubt make sacrifices to have their
children
> > in these schools, but there are people who, regardless of how much they
> > want more than the public school system for their children, cannot
afford
> > either geographically or financially to have their children in a SVS
> > environment, or to create one. In my experience this is more of a
deterent
> > than being "philosophically ready for a place as brutally honest as a
> > Sudbury school".
> >
> > cheryl huff
> > chuff57_at_earthlink.net
>
> --
>
> --Scott David Gray
> reply to: sgray_at_sudval.org
> http://www.unseelie.org/
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