Ten Good Reasons for Free Market Schooling

Marshall Fritz  •  June 7, 2005   Free Market Schooling means educational services are offered without compulsion or subsidy by any level of government. This means repealing the compulsion of financing, attendance, content, and state regulation of teachers and institutions that are central to today’s “public schooling.” Free Market Schooling requires the separation of school and state so that […]

Restoring Parental Responsibility for Education

This article was originally published by The Foundation for Economic Education, 30 South Broadway, Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 10533, in The Freeman, Vol. 46, No. 7, July 1996. by Marshall Fritz I would like all children to enjoy the benefits of schools chosen by their parents. If we learn a lesson from our own history it could be […]

Bold New Vision of the Same Old Thing

Bush’s Education Program Repeats Past Failures by Marshall Fritz  January 30, 2001 Every year, Lucy would convince Charlie Brown that this time she’d let him kick the football. After a bit of cajoling, good ol’ Charlie Brown would try again and “AAARGH!!”, our hero lies flat on his back.   So it is with “education reform.” […]

A Practical Plan: Help Parents Remove Their Children from “Public Schools”

How Might the United States End School-by-Government and Return to Honest Education? Marshall Fritz — December, 2003 I believe the transition to Honest Education will be gradual in that we’ll do it one family at a time for several years, maybe decades. At some point, completely unpredictable, it will become obvious how much Honest Education benefits children and families, […]

Separation of School and State

  Marshall Fritz founded the Alliance for the Separation of School and State and Advocates for Self-Government, and was perhaps best known as the creator of the World’s Smallest Political Quiz, a 10-question survey that places quiz-takers in one of five categories: Libertarian, Liberal, Centrist, Conservative, or Statist. In this video from 1996, Fritz speaks at […]

A Biography of Marshall Fritz

In 1994 Marshall founded the Alliance for the Separation of School & State and was Chairman of the Board until his death. He was a leading spokesman in how ending state, federal, and local government involvement in schooling can improve education for all children, strengthen the family, and even lead to a turnaround of our collapsing society. Prior […]