School is a character — for good or ill — in plenty of stories. A few come to mind — A Separate Peace, Catcher in the Rye, Dead Poets Society, Ender’s Game. There are Starfleet Academy and Hogwarts and Matt Forbeck’s Monster Academy. Then there’s the unschoolers of Carpe Diem, Illinois by Kristin Oakley.
Regardless of your audience, school and its variations might be worth exploring. Here’s a different take on a school.
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