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Unschooling, Then and Now

@inproceedings{Rolstad2013UnschoolingTA,
  title={Unschooling, Then and Now},
  author={Kellie Rolstad and Kathleen R. Kesson},
  year={2013}
}
While the accountability and standardization movement continues to narrow curriculum in the US, unschooling families are redefining learning and recreating community in an atmosphere of love and trust. As professors of education and unschooling mothers, Rolstad and Kesson compare their unschooling experiences in two different eras, one in the early days of unschooling (1980s), and the other in the first decade of the 21st century. Kathleen Kesson was an unschooling pioneer when her children… 
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