The number of flashbacks that ran through my mind were innumerable, both from my childhood and my interactions with the students of Makarios. It's..
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One remarkable thing about a school like Makarios Community School is that kids are allowed just to do: do an activity with a mentor, do an experiment..
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Parent Teacher Conferences at a Democratic Free School?
When it was first suggested that I write about this topic, “How to Support Your Child in a Democratic School,” I immediately thought: "This isn’t..
Makarios is diversity...community...democracy
I grew up behind the white curtain of Orange County, California...but I didn’t know it. The street I..
An Open Letter to Our Children: Why You’re Not in Public School (and you are at Makarios)
They wake up and immediately reach for their phones. They get in the car and immediately pull out their DS. Their faces are aglow, and you can see the..