John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive

Nall, Jeffrey
http://www.towardfreedom.com/40-archives/youth/3687-john-holt-homeschooling-pioneer-and-visionary-progressive

Publisher:  Toward Freedom
Date Written:  04/10/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18765

The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy, corresponded with progressive thinkers including Paul Goodman and Noam Chomsky, and helped initiate the still emerging children’s rights movement.

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