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Free Schools

Scope Note: 
Alternative schools offering a completely voluntaristic framework, including an unstructured curriculum and a spontaneous learning environment -- students are free to select what to learn, with whom, when, and how -- grades, competition, and comparisons between individuals are discarded (Note: Do not confuse with "Free Education" or "Freedom Schools")
Category: Educational Levels, Degrees, and Organizations
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Experimental Schools
Humanistic Education
Nongraded Student Evaluation
Nontraditional Education
Open Education
Progressive Education
Relevance (Education)
Student Interests
Student Rights
Added to ERIC: 3/5/1980