“Free School” At A Cost Of $10,000

Free SchoolThis isn’t your typical school. Imagine a school where there are no grades, classes, tests, or homework. Instead, the students, who range from ages 5 to 15, can do whatever they want all day. And for letting the kids do what they want, the annual tuition cost reaches $10,000 although those who cannot afford it pay less. Unlike a typical school with a set curriculum, the students spend their mostly unstructured days playing video games, reading, doing yoga, filming horror movies, or observing others.

This school exists. It’s called The Brooklyn Free School in New York, founded in 2004. The aim of the school is to place “the highest emphasis on the personal development of ea


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3 Responses to “Free School” At A Cost Of $10,000

  1. Greg says:

    Would love for someone to follow up on where these grads are now.

  2. fractalbrothers says:

    if you want your kid to be a dumbshit, send him/her to this school.
    what kid is going to take the initiative to actually learn math? I bet the “teachers” don’t even know enough to teach them properly.

  3. Lauralee Hensley says:

    Yikes, there’s a future adult that will be sponging off mom and dad most of their lives.

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