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Should School be Mandatory?
School should be mandatory.
Mandatory schooling ensures that all children have an equal start.
Children can financially help their parents more with an education.
Schools are part of how we spread and preserve our culture. Schools can provide cultural cohesion, which is important in these divisive times.
Schooling leads to individual development.
Schooling provides children with necessary political awareness.
Mandatory schooling leads to other positive externalities.
Education should be mandatory, but the construct of any one "school" setting should not be.
It is against the integrity and freedom of a child.
There is no agreement on the purpose and function of schooling. Making it mandatory therefore seems bizarre.
Mandatory schooling can too easily infringe upon parents' rights to raise their children in accordance with their family's social and/or religious paradigms.
Schooling prevents learning.
Schooling halts individual development.
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Should religious education be compulsory in public schools?