Think about things differently? Perhaps, to strive to excel? To have a mind of our own and use it? Is that what public education exists to develop, our individual talents? Government-run education? A bureaucratic exercise if there ever was one?
What is the basic problem with government-run schools? The bigger the operation the more difficult and costly it becomes to operate. What is required for economies of scale? The product has to be all the same. To reduce complexity to manageable proportions, an assembly line requires uniformity. When we put our children in a K-12 assembly line, are our children all the same? Do they all have the same needs and talents? Do we expect or even want the same outcome for all of them? Are our children widgets?
So, why would we want to give our children over to a bunch of administrative…
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