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Holly Korbey: Elementary Schools Are Doing Too Much Too Fast

Holly Korbey is a Nashville mom of three boys and also an education and parenting writer and author. She recently shared her experience of teaching her 4th grade son at home in a Twitter thread that caught my eye and definitely warrants further discussion. The thread is below and so is my recent conversation with Holly.

The Twitter Thread

The Video

This piece was updated on 5/28 to add the video.

What Do You Think?
Erika Sanzi
Erika Sanzi is a former educator and elected school committee member and the chief editor of this site, Project Forever Free. She is also a senior visiting fellow at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. She blogs at Good School Hunting and occasionally writes for other outlets including Scary Mommy, The 74, and The Hill. She is the mother of three school aged sons who currently attend a district school, a charter school, and a private school—in 3 different zip codes! Rhode Island is home.

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