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Government involvement hurts schools

BRAVO TO JEFF Jacoby for getting to the root of our education woes: government involvement.

It is gratifying irony that the first major columnist to call for ending compulsory attendance, compulsory financing, and compulsory content in the public schools should be from that very Commonwealth where Horace Mann set the course that has led to today's mess.

Government doesn't run, compel, or finance Sunday school. In a free country, the same should be true for Monday school.

MARSHALL FRITZ
President

Alliance for
the Separation
of School & State
Fresno, Calif.

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