ERIC Number: ED066059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Alternative Education: The Free School Movement in the United States.
In this guide to alternative education, the theory and practice of the "free school" movement is discussed from a pedagogical and political viewpoint. The current state of free schools is described and four major types of free schools are identified: Summerhillian, parent-teacher cooperative, free high schools, community elementary. The political and social issues raised by the movement are discussed at some length. The effect of this movement on educational policy is projected. A list of resources is given which includes journals, articles, books, and people, and organizations. (JY)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Media and Technology.