Sunday, June 28, 2015

School choice: A declaration of independence

Contrary to the historical mythology of the education establishment, Thomas Jefferson’s proposals for education bear no resemblance to the government school monopoly we know today, Greg Forster writes in the July issue of Perspective. Indeed, he says, "government control over the minds of the young would have been seen by the founding generation as intolerable tyranny. ... The road back to self-government and the principles of the Declaration runs through educational choice."

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