The folks who should be credited for the idea of public education (but are not because they weren’t in this country) are quietly dwindling away.

Now mind you, this isn’t another made-up Luther idea: Martin Luther actually recommended to city fathers in Germany that ALL children should be allowed to attend school at least half a day. He cites reasons such as educated citizens are better citizens, among other reasons.

via BO–Bastion of Orthodoxy.