verb (used with object)

to abolish or phase out traditional schools from, so as to replace them with alternative methods and forms of education.

Origin of deschool Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for deschool



(tr) to separate education from the institution of school and operate through the pupil's life experience as opposed to a set curriculum
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