20 Feb '12, 2am

Santorum: Public Education Is "Anachronistic" | Care2 Causes

Santorum: Public Education Is "Anachronistic" | Care2 Causes

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (R) is feeling confident. So confident, in fact, that he put his opposition to public education on the record. At an appearance in Ohio Santorum said the idea of schools run by federal government or by state governments was “anachronistic” and preached about the value of homeschooling. In Ohio Santorum said: For the first 150 years, most presidents home-schooled their children at the White House, he said. “Where did they come up that public education and bigger education bureaucracies was the rule in America? Parents educated their children, because it’s their responsibility to educate their children.” “Yes the government can help,” Mr. Santorum added. “But the idea that the federal government should be running schools, frankly much less that the state government should be running schools, is anachronistic. It goes back to the time...

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