- Parents are best
qualified to choose their children’s education not politicians or
bureaucrats, or even school board members.
All parents should have the freedom to choose
a safe, healthy, effective educational environment for
their children a choice that is currently available only through
wealth or financial sacrifice.
law should not financially penalize parents whose children would benefit
from educational pratices not commonly found in public schools, or
who wish to integrate a particular philosophy or religion into their children's
- All schools
will improve if we can empower parents to choose their children's
education because the parents will be inclined to demand
results rather than accept excuses and to stay involved in the process.
parents have more options in choosing private
education for their children, the public school system will
fall further and further behind in its efforts to
keep up with the growing financial demands of its expanding student population.
- All children thus
society as a whole will benefit from
parents' right of free choice in education, which we regard as a basic human right.