The Road to Freedom

#2 - Sources and Notes

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The Road to Freedom - #2 - Sources and Notes

Special Interest Groups Love Compulsory Schooling

Sources and Notes:

1 “Enrollment in educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, fall 1980 to fall 2005,” Table from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).


2  Shortt, Bruce N., The Harsh Truth About Public Schools, Chalcedon Foundation, Vallecito, CA, 2004, pp. 57-117.


3  Shortt, Harsh Truth, pp. 57-117.


4  Shortt, Harsh Truth, pp. 57-117.


5  The Witches’ League for Public Awareness Home Page

6  Secular Humanists Give Dunphy Another Platform” from


7  Richman, Sheldon, Separating School & State, How to Liberate America’s Families, The Future of Freedom Foundation, Fairfax, VA, 1994, p. 48.


8  Gatto, John Taylor, The Underground History of American Education, Oxford Village Press, New York, 2000, p. 331.


9  Gatto, Underground History, p. 106.

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