The school where children set the rules
Among the documentaries in the running for a Gotham Award in New York next week is Approaching the Elephant, which chronicles the first year in the life of a free school in New Jersey.
The school is an institution that would probably make those who believe in a traditional approach to education shudder.
Children choose what to learn, they call meetings, vote on issues and create rules.
Talking Movies’ Tom Brook reports.
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