My dream is now a reality! Real Life Academy is up and running, and is
actively seeking students who would like to begin the adventure of a
lifetime with me. I am not advertising here, just want to share my
excitement with y'all, and hoping you'll share the news. If you know
anyone in the Tacoma, WA area who is seeking a truly alternative learning
experience, well, now there's one here.
If you'd like, please check out my website at
I hate to crow, but it's a great looking website (I'm not really crowing,
because I didn't design it) with a lot of information, as well as some of
your letters and articles you've shared. If there's anything you'd like
added or removed, just let me know. I'm always looking for new articles,
opinion pieces, and helpful info.
Also, the alternative schooling booklist has been vastly expanded and
moved to this site. You can find info. on these books, and even order
them from Amazon.com directly from the site (not a prerequisite, of
Finally, I want to thank you. Even though I haven't always been too vocal
on the list, just knowing there are other people out there who care about
the freedom and dignity of young people has inspired me.
Thanks, people. Let me know what you think.
Real Life Academy
810 South Lawrence, Tacoma, WA 98405-2211 (206) 761-0146
"The secret to education lies in respecting the pupil" -Emerson