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  • John Caldwell Holt [r]: (1923-1985) U.S. educator who championed school reform and developed the philosophy behind "unschooling", a term which he coined in the 1970s. [e]
  • Unschooling [r]: Methods of education that do not resemble schools, primarily indicating a lack of heavy reliance on textbooks or time spent at desks, often with parents aiding the child in exploring his or her interests. [e]

Other related topics

  • Charter school [r]: (US) A publicly funded school established by parents, teachers, or interested community groups and operating independently under the terms of a contract with a local or national governmental entity. [e]
  • School voucher [r]: (US) Financial aid extended to parents of school age children which can then be used to offset expenses of their children's education at any school of their choice, public or private. [e]
  • McGuffey Readers [r]: A set of highly influential school textbooks used in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the elementary grades in the United States. [e]
  • Pierce v. Society of Sisters [r]: A 1925 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which it was decided that an Oregon state voter initiative which effectively required parents in the state to send their children to a public school was unconstitutional as it violated the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. [e]
  • Farrington v. Tokushige [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Meyer v. Nebraska [r]: 1923 U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Nebraska law forbidding the teaching of modern languages other than English to young schoolchildren. [e]
  • Runyon v. McCrary [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Troxel v. Granville [r]: 2000 U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Washington state law authorizing courts to grant visitation rights to children over the objections of their parents based on the child's "best interests" as interpreted by the court. [e]