WI Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal provokes a review of the genesis of public education in America.

Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, goes down in history as “The Father of Public Schools Under the Constitution,” being an advocate for free public schools for all youth. Who was he? A founding member of America’s first Bible Society He is credited with helping begin the American Sunday School movement … Continue reading WI Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal provokes a review of the genesis of public education in America.