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In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.

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April 2017

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Featured Article - Attachment and Separation:
What Everyone Should Know
by Peter Cook

"Many human troubles would be lessened if the emotional needs of infants and young children were better understood in our society. This applies particularly to attachment needs and the effects of separating infants from their parents..."
Dr. Peter S. Cook, 1927 - 2017
We are sad to report that our friend and colleague Peter Cook died on March 25, 2017. Dr. Cook was a child and family psychiatrist in Sydney, Australia and the author of two books. Read more
New Article - Why Our Coercive System of Schooling Should Topple by Peter Gray
"Here are four reasons why Self-Directed Education will replace forced schooling. How can I believe that our system of compulsory schooling is about to collapse? People point out that in many ways the schooling system is stronger now than ever..."
Quote of the Month - April
"For many years I have been asking myself why intelligent children act unintelligently at school. The simple answer is, because they're scared." - John Holt
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