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Information Meeting Jan 11: Trust in a Sudbury School

Come discuss ways in which trust is a part of Sudbury schools. Can you trust your child to direct her own education? Can your child trust that she’ll be respected and supported? Last month we discussed trust in general, and this month we’ll focus specifically on trust within Sudbury schools. Trust is a key issue – [...]

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Great Discussion on Monday and No Diploma, No Problem! on May 20

Monday’s monthly discussion night was a lively gathering from which no one seemed to want to leave. Three former Beach School students (including myself and my sister Frances, who is currently attending the original Sudbury Valley School) shared their experiences with a group who seemed quite interested. Dr Carlo Ricci (our group’s education consultant) was kind [...]

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Real Education for Real Teens

The impact of a Sudbury education on three local teens Come meet three Toronto teens who have had non-traditional educations. Sarah and Frances were homeschooled before entering The Beach School; Matt went to traditional public school. Sarah and Matt attended The Beach School for 4 years each, and Frances attended for 5 years. [...]

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March 25: Democracy, Freedom, and Parenting

Please join us on Thursday March 25/10 at 7 p.m. for a discussion evening at the home of the Alvo family in Toronto.  Directions below {address and directions removed since to protect privacy}. Light refreshments will be provided. There is a cat. We’re looking forward to a lively exchange of ideas about respectful parenting, family meetings, [...]

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Discussion Night on Thursday February 18!

Reach Sudbury School is hosting a Discussion Night this Thursday. Come connect with other people in Toronto interested in Sudbury, learner-centred, democratic, or free schooling and meet the founders of Reach! Time: 7-9 p.m. Location: Rooster Coffee House (479 Broadview Ave, at Riverdale) Light refreshments. All ages welcome, though childcare is not provided. addthis_url [...]

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