Month: March 2020

What academic lessons will my child miss by not attending an excellent public school?

Comparing the academic programs at public schools with the learning that occurs at Acton Academy is like comparing apples to oranges – or even apples to ostriches. Let’s start right at the beginning: our mission at Acton compared to the objectives of most public schools. Horace Mann, the father of public education in America, when asked …

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What are my children missing by not going to an excellent public school?

[This will be a two-part series.] Part 1: Is it the community and social life? I miss the Center Street Gang. My elementary school years were lived out in my own utopia – small town New Jersey. We walked to school and walked home for lunch. The mothers were all home for the most part. We’d …

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