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Collection of Huffington Post articles by Catherin Gobron, founder of LightHouse

“Catherine Gobron works with teenagers who don’t want to go school. She has directed the program for North Star: Self-Directed Learning for Teens for nine years, where she has the pleasure of supporting teens who prefer to pursue their educations outside of traditional schooling. Catherine dropped out of high school in 1990, then went on […]

A Letter to Parents and Hackademics by Lisa Balbone

Per the author, Lisa Nalbone, “If you need some secret sauce to help you communicate with your parents, understand each other better and “get to yes”, you’re in the right place. And if you have some thorny decisions ahead, read on.”

Report of “What happens to self-directed learners” by Ken Danford

Ken Danford, the founder of North Star, wrote a report on the outcomes of all the youth who attended North Star over a 25 year period. The report has two parts: 1) the experiences of teens that used North Star as an alternative to high school and moved on to college, work, or other young […]

List of all the Sudbury Schools around the world

Sudbury schools practice a form of schooling in which students individually decide what to do with their time, and learn as a by-product of ordinary experience rather than through classes or a standard curriculum. Students have complete responsibility for their own education and the school is run by a direct democracy in which students and […]

Map of Agilent Learning Center Members

Locations of all the existing and ‘in development’ Agile Learning Centers.

Liberated Learner’s Centers

List of all the Liberated Learners Centers and those “in development”.

Dr. Peter Gray’s article where he surveyed grown unschoolers about their adult lives

Peter Gray discusses the outcomes for unschoolers as adults in this great article.  If you’re looking for a more ‘technical version’, he and Gina Riley also published their findings in the Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning (here).

Voice of the Children

Voice of the Children promotes and facilitates activities that advocate young people’s civil rights and autonomy.

Abrome Education

Abrome is an alternative to school in Austin, TX where young people get the opportunity to lead remarkable lives. Abrome is Emancipated Learning.

Beach High School

Beach High School is a one-man school created in California to help students pursue their passions.  A diploma from Beach High School, earned very quickly or after months or even years of enrollment, may help get you where you want to go.