Parents Defend Radical Unschooling

Viewers React to Education Method via ABC News

A couple who practice “radical unschooling” said their hands-off approach to education and child-rearing is about exploring the world and living on principles, and is not “anything goes.”
The Biegler family explains its decision to let their kids educate themselves.

Christine Yablonski and Phil Biegler appeared live on “Good Morning America” today to defend their controversial education method, which prompted an overwhelming response from viewers.

“There’s a huge difference between having no rules and having arbitrary rules,” Yablonski said. “We live in a world of principles. The principles of trust, honesty and respect. That’s how we make all of our decisions. It’s not anything goes. We are instilling proper values, good values in our children.” Read more…

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