There was no public education when the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution

Here is a terrific post by Steven Singer, documenting what the Founding Fathers said about education. There was no public education when they wrote the Constitution. There was private education, Dame schools, church schools, and large numbers of children who were not educated at all. Some states funded charter schools, which were private academies for […]

via Steven Singer: The Founding Fathers Opposed School Choice — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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