File puptcrit/puptcrit.0606, message 186


To: <puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 10:38:09 -0700
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] "Defence, Law & Justice" & Govt/and PBS


One more thing,

My children get the experience of many more field trips, more exposure to 
crafts, creative problem solving, music, and PUPPET shows!  They have 
already started making their own shows.

Cheers,

William

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William Hennes" <williamhennes-AT-charter.net>
To: <puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] "Defence, Law & Justice" & Govt/and PBS


> Ok, I have to add to this.
>
> We home school our children(well my wife does the majority of it), and we
> made this decision after lots of research into the pros and cons of each.
>
>>If the family has neither the <
>> intellectual resources nor the financial resources to educate its
>> children<
>> a9and most families don't)<
>
> WOW!  So are you saying the public school system did so well, that 9 out 
> of
> 10 parents that attended the public school system do not have the smarts 
> to
> teach their own children or make enough money to buy the resources.  I 
> guess
> the public school system has done a great job.   Ok, now lets talk about
> Universities.  Universities compete!  Yep, they compete for students.  In
> public schools your child usually only has one choice or two.  Hmmm.
>
> So no it is not the interest of the community to educate my children, it 
> is
> mine.  I take responsibility for my children and their behavior and their
> education and prep them for their future.  To give them the skills 
> necessary
> to survive in the global community.
>
> William
>
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "malgosia askanas" <ma-AT-panix.com>
> To: <puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 10:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] "Defence, Law & Justice" & Govt/and PBS
>
>
>> Sandy wrote:
>>
>>> Education is the responsibility of the family, not the government.
>>
>> I don't quite understand what this means.  If the family has neither the
>> intellectual resources nor the financial resources to educate its 
>> children
>> a9and most families don't), isn't it in the interest of the community to
>> help educate them, rather than propagating to the next generation the 
>> lack
>> of
>> resources experienced by the family?  And are you also saying that
>> institutions
>> like state universities shouldn't exist?  How about public libraries?
>>
>> -m
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