According to the Encyclopedia Britannica website, “John Holt, in full John Caldwell Holt (born April 14, 1923, New York, New York, U.S.—died September 14, 1985, Boston, Massachusetts) [was an] American critic of public education who became one of the most-prominent advocates for homeschooling in the late 1970s and early 1980s.”1
For more of Holt’s biography, check this link: http://www.johnholtgws.com/who-was-john-holt/.
You’ll find quotes Playvolution HQ has collected from Holt’s books here.
Here’s raw footage of a long form interview with Holt:
Holt was an advocate of homeschooling, unschooling, and Growing Without Schools. You’ll find videos on this topic here.
Holt authored many books and articles; you can see many of them here.
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