“You Are the Coyote”: Notes From My Visit to Alternative Schools on the East Coast of the U.S. January—March 2013

Alys Mendus


A review of some schools visited on a personal mission to the US to see what alternatives are enacted in the US schooling system.


Educational alternatives; progressive education; alternative education; charter schools; Waldorf Steiner

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