The Privilege of Home Schooling?

This is not the type of thing I normally post on this blog, but my thoughts were too many for a Facebook post. Recently I posted this video to my Facebook page. Sometimes I post articles and videos cavalierly, but I thought about this one for a while. I almost wrote a clarification to go with it, but I ended up just posting it and waiting for the response. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h11u3vtcpaY&w=560&h=315] A friend called me out on it right away for the exact reasons I had hesitated to post it. I have a mixed-bag of feelings around education in North America. In general, though, I am a proponent of alternative education, in particular “passion-based” or “interest-based” learning. I love community-building and creative...