Saving Schools

Saving Schools traces the story of the rise, decline, and potential resurrection of American public schools through the lives and ideas of six mission-driven reformers: Horace Mann, John Dewey, Martin Luther King Jr, Albert Shanker, William Bennett, and James Coleman. Yet schools did not become the efficient, egalitarian, and high-quality educational institutions these reformers envisioned. […]

A Case for Homeschooling

A Case for Homeschooling

Unschooling Rules

While most schools continue to resist change, homeschooling families are abandoning the K-12 system and rediscovering what childhood education means. They are identifying new methods and goals that are powerful, born of common sense, and incompatible with today’s schools. The author, education expert Clark Aldrich, has explored the cultures and practices of homeschoolers and unschoolers. […]