Government schools weren't necessary before they were widely adopted in the 1800's and they're especially not necessary when most anyone can have free or relatively free access to any bit of information in the world that interests them.
I'm not as old as the kids in this picture are now, but I sure remember "Heads Down" time. What did you do while you were supposed to be taking a nap (and giving your teacher a break?)
Theodore Roosevelt: To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. We search and search for the answers (or rather a quick fix, easy solution) to the violence and mayhem happening in our culture and around the world today. Invariably someone cries out, "We need more education!"… Continue reading Seek Wisdom, Not Facts
Unfortunately, I think I've called it well in advance. As reported in The Daily Sheeple.com it seems our current Education Czar, Arne Duncan, believes that because there are so many children without a quality home life, the providers of a "quality education" should start looking into boarding schools for these lost boys (and girls). Boarding… Continue reading They’re Called Outpatient Orphanages
I reject the notion that the Federal government and its employees are in any way responsible for the upbringing or education or even the personal happiness of my children... as suggested by this tweet from the White House: Education and the power and money that goes with it, is simply NOT in the constitution.