What have been the results of public education?

Given the terrible record of public “education,” it is dubious whether any rational individual would voluntarily pay for it if it were not “free.” Of all the government interventions into people’s lives, there is no greater travesty than the spectacle of public...

How do public and private schools differ?

If a parent does not approve of a private school, they can remove their children and their money from it, taking both elsewhere. No such option exists in societies with government schools: whether parents send their children to government schools or not, and whether...

What is the price of a state-funded education?

The price of a state education is freedom. Anything of value is never free but must be paid for by someone. The state produces nothing; but obtains its funds by force, i.e., taxation. When one recommends the “state funding of education to preserve freedom,” one is...