Public Education: For the Sake of the Future

Martha G. Tiede

Article Type: Face to Face

Publication Date: 1/1/1995

Paired Article (Face to Face): Parochial Education: For the Sake of the Children

Issue: Children (Vol. 15, No 1, Winter, 1995)

Public education is a hot topic in political, journalistic, and educational circles. For the masses of our children in this generation and the next, public schools will be the fundamental system of education. We have no other institution that can begin to meet the educational needs of all our children. For this reason alone, every person in this country has an interest in promoting the most responsive, respectful, and academically rigorous system of public education possible.

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