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 […]

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, […]

The Success of America’s Public School System

George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith’s fourth book, Themes in the History of Classical Liberalism, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press, and he is also a regular blogger and essayist at […]

What If Public Schools Were Abolished?

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. April 5, 2008 In American culture, public schools are praised in public and criticized in private, which is roughly the opposite of how we tend to treat large-scale enterprises like Wal-Mart. In public, everyone says that Wal-Mart is awful, filled with shoddy foreign products and exploiting workers. But in private, […]