public education is in total chaos. teachers are made to teach tests, not basic information of reading, writing, and arithmetic. also, children need to have time to learn how to THINK, FIND WAYS TO PROBLEM SOLVE, how to DO basic things like filling out an application, who was our first President, how have our military fought for our freedoms, how did / do survival methods of farming, animal husbandry, land stewards, finding clean water, building shelter, keeping warm, making things that work, etc. work with English, math, history, civics,...languages..learning about God and His grace. This is LEARNING essentials to prepare for further education, for trades, for life.