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Jul 27, 2015
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Posted: July 27, 2015

Smallness is a prerequisite for the climate and culture that we need to develop the habits of heart and mind essential to a democracy. Such a culture emerges from authentic relationships built on face-to-face conversations by people engaged in common work and common work standards.

Deborah Meier

 

Meier, D. W. (1996). The big benefits of smallness. Educational Leadership, 54, 12-15 (page 12).

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Jun 29, 2015
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Posted: June 29, 2015

Many students find it difficult to identify with their school on any deep level. They feel that their views and interests are denied by the adults in the school community and that they have no part to play in how the school is run or how their learning experiences are organized.

Mary Tasker

Tasker, M., (2008), Human Scale Education: History, Values and Practice., Bristol: Human Scale Education (page 11).