Holt, John

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Holt, John (Caldwell)

(1923–85) educational reformer; born in New York City. A teacher turned writer and lecturer, his best-selling How Children Fail (1964, revised in 1982) and How Children Learn (1967, 1983) called for educational reform to nurture children's creativity. In the 1970s Holt became a leader in the home-schooling movement.
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A BIRMINGHAM record producer has spoken of his deep sense of loss after the death of reggae legend and close friend John Holt.
After the funeral, former teammate John Holt said: "He suffered for many years.
Trainer John Holt said: "He is an intended runner, is in good form and any rain before next week would help as I think he is a better horse on softer ground.
An earlier claim of disability discrimination, based on depression, by Mr Hughes was dismissed in December of last year by employment judge John Holt.
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Trainer John Holt added : "I don't think he has stopped improving yet.
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She was predeceased by her brothers, Alfred and John Holt, and her sisters, Doris Dennis, Margaret A.
John Holt, who's playing the 02 Academy in Newcastle, is known for pioneering the smoochy, saccharine-coated 'lovers' rock' brand of reggae that took hold in the 70s.
She told her mother, my wife Margie, about a great article in there where some guy named John Holt was talking about homeschooling.