Village Learning Center

Democracy - Community - Pursuit of Happiness

The Village Sudbury School is democratically run by students and staff. Students pursue whatever subjects interest them, in groups or individually, and learn informally along the way -- even as they play.

Dropping the Ball

"What these well-meaning grown ups miss when they refuse to give kids this independence, though, is that learning failure when you are young and the consequences are small is hugely important. It provides a priceless opportunity to develop your ability to motivate yourself and get things done as you grow up."

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Dropping the Ball | Philly Free School