Why do some people seem to want to shut down public education? Is it because they believe the government is trying to brainwash our children, or is it so children will be more easily propagandized to their own cause? Is their hope to develop young free market entrepreneurs, or do they hope to develop a cheap labor force? Is their hope to escape group think, or do they merely want to remove another lynch pin of democracy so they can rule unfettered? The link below leads to an interesting article trying to get some answers to those question.