Regardless of the level at which the decisions are being made, the purpose of a system of public education is purported to be to create an improved, more literate and socially responsible populace. Perhaps the clearest illustration of the inconsistency of such a perspective is the actual, publicly funded and widely accepted process of textbook adoption (and use) in the United States today. More educational opportunities supposedly give way to a more active and involved citizenry, and allow for a more diversely productive community. Increased efficient education reduces crime and improves quality of life, less people turn to drugs and violent criminal activity when they have the luxury of the experience associated with an unbiased, fact-based intellectual challenge such as should be provided by an education system funded by tax... [continues]
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