Learning in Freedom, by Astra Taylor

"[T]he minuscule number of secular home learners nationwide is dwarfed by the huge population of liberal parents who do everything in their power to get their kids into the best public schools possible, moving their families to more competitive districts, those desirable zip codes, and perpetuating inequity in the process. According to Goldstein’s logic, real progressives should, instead, be enrolling their offspring in the worst possible public institutions in order to improve them, and while that sounds good in theory, I’ve never met a single parent doing such a thing. […] One of the virtues of unschooling, of the radical philosophy that underpins it, is that it calls the entire hierarchy into question."

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