Category Archives: Government Schools

Most schooling is a waste of time – elementary, middle, high, college

The typical school for people under 18 is a waste of time. Primarily in comparison to what else one could do with one’s time. If one wants to become an aerospace engineer, one should focus on aerospace engineering. However, conventional

Scathing commentary that gov’t schools are monotonous factories

Wow. Wondering how dated and wrong your government/public school is? Well, watch this video, in which the speaker points out that schools stifle creativity and educate people based on their manufacture date (the day they were born), rather than by skill level.

Even the lunches…

Aside from being mandatory, government schools may have another similarity with prisons, the food. Students at one high school are fighting back. Related articles across the web CPS Students To Stage District-Wide School Lunch Boycott Thursday

Make “School” More Tolerable

Government “schools” are one of the most oppressive aspects of life in the United States. People under 16 are forced to attend a “school” and forced to learn information and even forced to do homeWORK, robbing people of their youth and young

Get out of mandatory schooling

This is going to be a startling post. You only have to go to school because your parents did three things and you can undo these actions. 

Protests against radio tracking chips for students

People in San Antonio protested having tracking chips in student ID cards. Administrators sold it as a revenue generator since it WILL increase attendance in first-period classes and schools are paid by the day to teach only students present in

Teenager wins right for solo round-the-world sail

Sometime you can’t even escape oppression by boat, as a teenager in the Netherlands learned when she decided she wanted to sail solo round-the-world. Laura Decker filed for permission to miss two years of “school.”

Obama to require “schooling” until 18 or graduation

In his state of the union address, Obama says he wants states to require people to remain in high school until they graduate or turn 18. “We also know that when students don’t walk away from their education, more of

Suspended for growing hair to help cancer patients

A charter high school suspended a student for his long hair that he wants to donate to cancer victims.  J.T. Gaskins survived leukemia as a child. He refused to brush his hair differently to mask the length. He’s missed five

Left school at 15, dropped in-to life, now billionaire

Government schooling is not the only road to success. Plenty of people go to non-government schools (aka private schools). Some home school themselves. A few “unschool” via DIY (do-it-yourself) project-based education. The lucky few? They drop in. They drop out