I am hesitant to respond because I donít want to start a big political discussion but I will have to respectfully disagree with you.
We are part of a wonderful country that allows us all sorts of rights (gun ownership for one) but in return we also have responsibilities. Our public education system is a responsibility that we all bear the tax burden for. If the public education system is broke, letís fix it.
Fun analogies: If I didnít care for my townís police services, I choose to opt out and redirect the tax money to a private security firm. Or better yet, I donít want to be serviced by my townís fire department and choose to take the tax money and invest in my own fire truck.
Public services are not ala-carte. While it may be nice to think they are; we are all part of a greater society and we must share in the expense of maintaining it.
Just my two bits.