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11/22/2004 Archived Entry: "17-year-old unschooled girl's projects"

WHILE OTHER 17-YEAR-OLDS WERE PLAYING VIDEO GAMES after spending 7 or 8 hours a day in government education camps, 17-year-old -- unschooled -- Heather built her own cabin and while she was at it started restoring a 1975 van.

As Debra said when she e-mailed me these links, I'm feeling slightly inadequate right now. But nowhere near as inadequate as the government school system that actively works to keep kids from making accomplishments like these.

Posted by Claire @ 12:31 PM CST

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