Definition of deschool in US English:

deschool

verb

  • 1with object To limit or abolish institutionalized education in (a society); to subject (a society) to a process of deschooling. Chiefly in or with reference to the writings of Ivan Illich.

  • 2with object To remove (a child) from the school system so as to educate him or her at home.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Ames (Iowa) Daily Tribune. From de- + school.

Pronunciation

deschool

/ˌdiːˈskuːl/