Neighborhoods are encouraged to come together to meet their own education needs. Potential solutions are neighborhood micro schools, and/or home schooler hubs. Ssussdriad will work to provide resource centers throughout town.
Our education system was designed to produce a compliant working class. It suppresses creativity, independence, determination, curiosity, and individuality.
It teaches confusion, class position, indifference, emotional and intellectual dependence, provisional self esteem, and an acceptance of constant surveillance.
Children are meant to grow up in a village, surrounded by the young and the old, immersed in the real world, facing real challenges, and have real opportunities.
In this big miraculous world of 8 billion people, there are 8 billion perspectives, and 8 billion unique paths to life. The industrial powers of the 20th century feared the entrepreneurial spirit of the American people, and for good reason.
Let's explore solutions together.
The videos in this section are an introduction to the problems, and a look at some solutions which are already modeled.
The speech is by John Taylor Gatto, 3 x NYC Teacher of the Year, and NY State Teacher of the year 1991.