Please read this one page Marvin Minsky comment on school.
Please read this article on artificially extended adolescence by Ted Kolderie.
Please read at least the introductory material in E.G. West, "Education Vouchers in Principle and Practice: A Survey", The World Bank Research Observer (Feb., 1997).
Parent Performance Contracting offers to parents a wide range of options while providing to taxpayers financial and performance accountability for their education subsidies.