Why I’m Terrified To Send My Kid to Public School

And why I’m going to do it anyway.

Come on in. Photo by SHTTEFAN on Unsplash

Yes, teachers rock, but do I trust The System?

Little boxes made of ticky tacky. Photo by moren hsu on Unsplash

We live next to the school with The Reputation.

The fear. Photo by Anthony Reungère on Unsplash
Grading the States, from The Schott Foundation

What if my kid doesn’t want to go?

This doesn’t look so bad. Photo by Cel Lisboa on Unsplash

How’re they going to treat my vegan kid?

Kid in glasses. Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash

My experience with school.

Hopscotch, start to finish (cropped) Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Are we just doing it because it’s free childcare?

I’m not giving up on public schools.

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They darcyreeder.substack.com

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