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Public Education versus Liberty: The Pedigree of an Idea

by Michiel Visser   “[E]veryone, after he has been fully trained, will be like his teacher.” — Luke 6:40 That education is in a state of crisis has become something of an axiom. Parents and politicians alike are deeply concerned… Continue Reading…

Great Brain Robbery Seizes Millions of Minds

Hijackers Are Supported by Organized Ignorance by James Ervin Norwood Last updated December 28, 2007 Public Schools Are Flunking Out   Public schools are brain dead and on life support; so let𠏋 pull the plug on them, give them a… Continue Reading…

Educational Vouchers: The Double Tax

by Gary North Foundation for Economic Education Saturday, May 1, 1976 Excerpt: “The problems of American public education are the problems associated with any system of government-enforced, tax-supported coercive wealth redistribution: the system of financing conflicts with the expressly stated… Continue Reading…

Do Parents Have Rights?

Most parents of public school students probably assume they have certain rights, even if those rights are not always honored. They may not realize that the courts have addressed this issue a number of times and have concluded that once… Continue Reading…

NEA Lawyer: It’s Not About Kids

by Tammy Drennan Updated August 10, 2009 Bob Chanin, a lawyer for the National Education Association, made it clear in a speech recently that the NEA is not about children but about the power to secure good pay and benefits… Continue Reading…

I Like This Feeling

by Tammy Drennan Originally published in Alliance e-Notes, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 25, 2007 For twenty years I’ve been fielding calls from desperate parents of public schooled children. Back in the early days, the complaints were bad enough — children… Continue Reading…

Great Brain Robbery Seizes Millions of Minds

Hijackers Are Supported by Organized Ignorance by James Ervin Norwood Last updated December 28, 2007 Public Schools Are Flunking Out   Public schools are brain dead and on life support; so let’s pull the plug on them, give them a… Continue Reading…

Sunday School, Monday School: Neither is the business of government

by Marshall Fritz Last updated April 12, 2007 en español Some people think that the American “public school system” is broken so they try to fix it. The truth is that public schooling is not broken. Rather, it is succeeding in… Continue Reading…

Satan Has No Brakes

by Marshall Fritz and E. Ray Moore Jr. Slightly edited from the original published in Current Thoughts & Trends (July 1999) by The Navigators. The murderers at Columbine were evil, not insane. They invited Satan into their hearts, not God. Their… Continue Reading…

Red Pajamas, Blue Pajamas: How vouchers, tax-credits, and charter schools hurt education

by Marshall Fritz Last updated April 12, 2007   As bedtime nears, mom says to three-year-old Johnny, “Red pajamas, or blue pajamas?” Giving Johnny a small choice usually deflects him from the larger question of whether or not to fight… Continue Reading…