Someone Who Loves Learning and Hates School

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

Michael Strong revisits his essay on How to Give Your Child an Expensive Private Education for Less Than $3,000 Per Year:

(I’ve brought this up before.)


  1. Candide III says:

    Much that is good in there, but I don’t know how seriously should I take a guy who claims as an achievement that “We had 8th-graders at a Montessori middle school I later created in Palo Alto — our average 8th-grade student scored higher than the average private school senior in the United States.”

    Dollars to donuts it’s not East Palo Alto. Also, not all children have sufficient self-discipline without training. Interest alone is usually not enough to put oneself through hundreds of hours of boring practice.

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