Ms. McDonald does excellent work. Her articles are always worth reading, this one particularly so.

The main reason our kids are doing poorly in education is we let the state force them into it, and we tell the mothers not to worry about it. Free the people, and watch them excel.

Stripping the state of its power to define, control, and monitor something as beautifully broad as education would have a large and lasting impact on re-empowering families, encouraging educational entrepreneurs, and creating more choice and opportunity for all learners.

Source: 4 Things That Would Happen if We Eliminated Compulsory Schooling Laws | Kerry McDonald