Boarding School: A Father’s Retrospect

Boarding School: A Father’s Retrospect

“And the final outcome of education, I suppose we’d say, is a single newly finished person, who is either good or the opposite.” Plato, The Republic Two and half years ago I wrote a piece “When a Child Leaves Home,” when my son left for boarding school. In it I shared...
When a Child Leaves Home

When a Child Leaves Home

“Darling, haven’t you ever heard of a delightful little thing called boarding school?” So Baroness Schraeder responds to Max’s inquiry how she will deal with seven children upon wedding Captain Von Trapp. A few weeks ago I dropped off my son for sophomore year at a...

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