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Old 03-15-2013, 02:43 PM
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Public school from k-12, now I'm in my fourth year at the University of Toronto (getting my honours BA) .. then onto graduate studies.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:47 PM
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K-7 public elementary school
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:03 PM
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Preschool, age 4, at a private preschool
K-8 Public school
9-10 Private school
11-12 Public School

University for 4 years (bachelor of science and minor) at a public university.
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:04 PM
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I went to pre-school, K-5 at a public elementary school, 6-12 at a public secondary school, and now am in my first year at a private college. I plan on going to graduate school as well.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:20 PM
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I did 2 years of preschool at a private preschool at a church, then when through public school k-12. I have a BA in English from a public university.

If we have kids the plan is to send them to a private preschool like Montessori then onto public school.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:28 PM
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What sort of education did you have? Did you attend public school, private (was it religious?) school, or were you homeschooled? Did anyone go to boarding school?

Private school. Pre-k-High school.
School was somewhat religious, I mean technically it was but all religions were present and you could easily opt-out of religious services and such. Really the only evidence of religion was the nuns walking around.
Parents chose it due to the small class sizes, great teachers, programs, etc..

Did you attend preschool/pre-k?

Yes I did. If you didn't go to a good pre-k, you didn't get into a good kinder in the city private school world oddly enough

College? Private, public? Tech school?

College. Private I prefer small private universities. Double Bachelors of Animal science and English Literature

What sort of schooling do/did your children receive, or do you plan on giving your children

Depends on the school district, more than likely they will be in private school if the public school system isn't what I want (small class sizes, good teachers, safe environment etc..)
I am also pretty fascinated by the idea of home schooling for their younger years with the help of tutors.. if I live in a city where my kid can get out and about with a group/co-op of other kids..
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:30 PM
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I went to montessori pre-k and then public school k-12. From grades 4-8 I was in a general arts school, and from grades 9-12, I majored in music at a high school that had a special arts program. After high school, I completed 4 years of university and have a degree in diversity and equity studies. After my undergrad, I decided to take 2 year program in Baking and Pastry Arts Management, and I'll be graduating with that diploma at the end of April, yay! No more school after this!!

If I have kids, they'll likely go to public school unless they would like to try an alternative school or something. It really depends on how they learn and how the school system is 5 or so years from now.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:35 PM
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I plan to not have kids, but if I did I would absolutely homeschool them. I don't send the dogs off to a board and train, why would I do it with my children? I'm also super unimpressed by the current school system, even when you're in a "good school." In the age of smart phones and internet connected glasses, learning facts is a waste of time and counter productive. It's all about critical thinking and I think most schools do a terrible job of teaching that.

If I can make a living off dog training, I think my next best job would be like a private tutor for a handful of kids, like rich people used to have so their children didn't have to mingle with the rabble
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:37 PM
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I don't remember if I went to preschool. I don't think so.

Public school K-12.
Public university after that.

I don't and won't have kids, but I would probably use the public school system if I were living where I am now in this alternate kid-having universe.
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Old 03-15-2013, 04:46 PM
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I started kindergarten (I think in america this would equal pre-k) when I was 3 in a semi-private kindergarten. Once we moved to the us I went to a public school k-4 and the I changed to a Waldorf school until 8th grade. Continued to go to a Waldorf school until I had my a-levels in 13th grade. Now I go to a public college, working towards a BA in architecture. I'll prob. Add a master at some point.
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