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Abrome Learners are set up for Success in College Admissions

Abrome Learners are set up for Success in College Admissions
One of the biggest misconceptions people have about opting out of school is that one cannot get into college without a diploma from an accredited high school. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, for the great majority of people, getting into college, especially a top college, is much easier for those who opt out of school than those who stay in school. While there are select private schools, very affluent... 

Executive Functioning and Self-Discipline

Executive Functioning and Self-Discipline
Executive functioning has become a popular term to help parents and educators come to terms with their continual failure to get children to perform to standard levels of performance or proficiency, either their own defined standards or global standards, despite the highest per pupil spending in the world. With all this money pouring into education, and an ability to slot only so many children into... 

Competition should have no place in K-12 education

Competition should have no place in K-12 education
“Let’s stop the hippy dippy nonsense and teach our kids that the real world sucks and that we need to learn how to deal with it.” Maybe not everyone should get a trophy, but maybe not everyone should be making YouTube videos. Competition currently has a very prominent place in K-12 academic settings, a central place, but it should not. The elevated position that competition has in K-12 academics... 

Memorization

Memorization
There are endless valid critiques of the status quo, traditional education system, as there should be given the very damaging outcomes that it produces. The status quo, traditional education system is a highly coercive, punitive and demoralizing institution that treats children more like widgets or dollar signs than complex individuals with unbound potential and very real emotional and social needs.... 
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