DESCRIPTION: In Separating School & State, Sheldon Richman effectively and comprehensively analyzes the failures of public schooling in America and explains the ideas and ideology behind the case for compulsory education. But beyond a historical interpretation and a critical evaluation of the state of public education in America today, Mr. Richman offers a vision of what a fully privatized educational system might look like--and in what ways it would solve many, if not most, of the problems that parents, students, and even a sizable number of professional educators see as the fundamental shortcomings of the present system. This book moves the debate over education in America to a higher and more fruitful level of discussion.
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Sheldon Richman is senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation in Fairfax, Virginia, and editor of The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, published by The Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington-on-Hudson, New York. He is the author of Your Money or Your Life: Why We Must Abolish the Income Tax (1999). He formerly was senior editor at the Cato Institute. Mr. Richman's articles have appeared in the Washington Post; Christian Science Monitor; Wall Street Journal; USA Today; and others. He has appeared on CNN's "Crossfire"; ABC's "This Week with David Brinkley"; and he Montel Williams Show.
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