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WELCOME NY State unschoolers & those moving towards unschooling. MEMBERSHIP IS from ALL PARTS OF NY State and New York City area.

DEFINITIONS OF UNSCHOOLING: 1.The kid’s the one who chooses what and how to learn, in terms of “academics”, the “intellect”, or the “required subjects” listed in the NYS Regulations on Home Instruction. 2.The books, materials or ways of learning are more creative, hands-on, real-world, flexible, individualized, etc., than what is typically found in conventional schools or in what is sometimes called "school-at-home" homeschooling. 3.The kid’s the one who chooses what and how to learn/do not only within the narrow realm described in definition #1, but also in terms of, for example, what to eat or how much TV to watch.

You’re WELCOME NO MATTER WHICH DEFINITION you prefer OR iF YOURS DOESN'T fit neatly into one of these. Families often vary their style to meet needs of each child and change when needed.

ARE YOU: a JOURNALIST, RESEARCHER, or EMPLOYEE/CONTRACTOR of any GOVERNMENT ENTITY having to do with education/ child welfare, or ACTING ON BEHALF of someone who is, IF SO, YOU MUST REVEAL this fact to the list-owner incase your presence on the list is likely to compromise the freedom of list-members to express themselves. List-owner can post something for non-members if it meets the group guidelines.

You will receive if membership is approved an email with group guidelines and specific info for postings and settings. Also some disclaimers. MUST READ IT and if NOT RECEIVED from yahoo CONTACT THE LIST-OWNER FOR A COPY.

Thank you

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  • 772
  • Home Schooling
  • Feb 10, 2006
  • English

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