A Year is Not Enough

Why do students only stay with us for one year (sometimes two)?  Why can't we be responsible for them for 4,5, or 6 years?  Would be the benefits of this?  What would be the disadvantages?

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  1. Advantage: We would slow down the idea of time, and stop rushing through curriculum in order to get to the end of a linear line. It would make school less about the curriculum, and more about the personal growth of the child.

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  2. Marcie10.2.12

    The Waldorf Schools are based on this principle to my understanding. Teachers start with a class in Kindergarten and follow them through to Grade 8. Would be interesting to observe and get the opinions of one of the teachers in this type of school?

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