Well said. The public education system role has changed from education to indoctrination. This is why our children do not compare well with there international counterparts and why most employers say that HS and even college grads are not adequately prepared (reading, writing, grammar, and arithmetic) to start work. We are forced to bring in too many foreign students for advanced degrees in the sciences; and too many foreign scientists with advanced science and technical degrees. We don't teach our children how to think, the progressives teach them what to think. And we fail to open the world of opportunity to them...we fail them.