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Ten Homeschooling Quotes You Won't Learn in a Public School

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Ten Homeschooling Quotes You Won't Learn in a Public School

1. “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” –Albert Einstein

2. “Much education today is monumentally ineffective. All too often we are giving young people cut flowers when we should be teaching them to grow their own plants.” –John W. Gardner

3. “The number of kids with learning disabilities is a measure of the rigidity of the education system, not the students.” –Shamus Young

4. "Schools place emphasis on early reading not because it is the best way to learn but because it is the most efficient way to run assembly line learning." –Joyce Fetteroll

5. "No one is as qualified as the parent to know how much or at what pace he should teach the child, what the child's requirements are for freedom or guidance." –Murray N. Rothbard

6. "Because schools suffocate children's hunger to learn, learning appears to be difficult and we assume that children must be externally motivated to do it." –Wendy Priesnitz

7. "One father is worth more than a hundred schoolmasters." –George Herbert

8. "Large-scale education was never about teaching kids or creating scholars. It was invented to churn out adults who worked well within the system." –Seth Godin

9. "My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself." –George Bernard Shaw

10. “My grandmother wanted me to have an education, so she kept me out of school.” –Margaret Mead

   

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