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Interview with Marshall Fritz 

The Alliance Story::An Interview With Marshall Fritz by Tammy Drennan Founded in 1994, the Alliance for the Separation of School & State is an organization devoted to educating people about why schooling should be as protected from state interference as… Continue Reading…

The Wild and Free Pigs of the Okefenokee Swamp

Author Unknown   Some years ago, about 1900, an old trapper from North Dakota hitched up some horses to his Studebaker wagon, packed a few possessions — especially his traps — and drove south.   Several weeks later he stopped… Continue Reading…

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…

Separation Not Only for Libertarians and Christians Anymore

Growing religious diversity increases need for Separation by Steve Smith Originally published in The Education Liberator, Vol. 3, No. 5, June 1996   One of the fun things I remember about my elementary school was the people who came around giving… Continue Reading…

We Are Losing Our Children

by T. C. Pinckney   Remarks to the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee by T. C. Pinckney Nashville, TN September 18, 2001 The events of a week ago today [destruction of the twin towers in New York] were a terrible… 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…

The School Voucher Myth

by J. H. Huebert January 1, 2003 Here’s a safe prediction for 2003: the Republican majorities in Washington will not even consider abolishing the Department of Education, and none of the states will shut down their so-called free, so-called public… 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…