Home is where the student is

NEWTON — By the time he hit third grade, Meredith Warsaw realized her son needed “un-schooling.”

Advanced in math and science to a fifth-grade level, but lagging behind his peers in English, Warsaw says public school was to her son, Keith Frankston, what an “octagonal peg is to a round hole” – the two didn’t quite fit.

Worried, Warsaw began looking at other schools, planning to move Keith from the Jewish day school where he was enrolled. But as she understood more about Keith’s strengths and weaknesses, Warsaw, a Newton Highlands resident, started to realize that no school was the octagonal hole her son needed. Read more…

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