Why? Have a look at these shocking statistics:
**Fully half of all public school children score below average on standardized tests.
**An astonishing 89% of our nation's school-age children who are obese attend public schools.
**A whopping 94% of all urban crimes are commited within a 7 mile radius of a public school.
**At least 83% of all convicted felons below the age of 100 were at one time enrolled in a public school.
**Before the dawn of public education, eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia were virtually unheard of.
**In primitive tribal societies that have no public schools, there is an amazingly low incidence of cancer.
**According to private industry estimates, every day innumeracy in our public schools negatively impacts 6 out of 4 children.
**79% of wealthy televangelists surveyed, including Pat Robertson and Jimmy Swaggart, will attest that public schools are evil dens of secular humanism employing godless teachers.
And, perhaps most frightening of all:
**A far higher number of students who attend public schools rather than private schools will become axe murderers.
DOWN WITH PUBLIC SCHOOLS!