What it means to be a Folk School?
To attach the phrase “folk school” to an organization or school is to connect to a rich heritage of folk schools and folk education. The defining element that makes folk schools unique and powerful resides in a school's mission. Folk schools, no matter what form they take, aim to strengthen communities. This summary provides a brief description of their history.
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