Re: DSM: objective source of evidence

Kristin Harkness (
Thu, 5 Apr 2001 23:58:14 -0400

This and other studies and articles are listed on Peter Gray's web page at I have searched
around a bit on Google and Altavista and I was unable to find any of these
articles on-line. Perhaps someone else knows where one might find them in
cyberspace? In any case, the cites are there.

Of course, this is not the first time someone has asked this question on
this list. Here's an answer from Scott in 1999:


-----Original Message-----
From: Dana Matthew Bennis <>
Date: Thursday, April 05, 2001 11:32 PM
Subject: Re: DSM: objective source of evidence

>A while back I happened upon one study and article while searching through
>the University of Michigan library system for "democratic schools" or some
>other search string. I looked for it again and found it and photocopied it
>- the article is by Gray and Chanoff, and is entitled "Democratic
>Schooling: What Happens to Young People Who Have Charge of Their Own
>Education?" It was published in the American Journal of Education in
>February 1986, and is specifically about Sudbury graduates. I am sure that
>others on this list know more about this and other studies by the authors.
>At 02:20 PM 4/5/01 -0700, you wrote:
>>Who are they and how do I find their studies ?
>>John Axtell
>>Dana Matthew Bennis wrote:
>>> Laura and others,
>>> As Kristin mentioned, Peter Gray, along with David Chanoff, has put
>>> articles and studies on democratic schooling. I believe they have
>>> specifically studied Sudbury and its graduates, is that correct?
>>> Dana

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