The case for public schools

In my view, our private schools are examples of state-sponsored segregation and state-sponsored separatism. We are seeing in these private schools the increasing segregation by race, ethnicity, class, and religion. It was interesting that after the London bombings a year or so ago, when the media talked about "home-grown" terrorists, Australians started asking, "Why is the government funding Muslim schools?" You can't distinguish on the basis of a Muslim school versus a Catholic school versus a Greek Orthodox school - Angelo Gavrielatos (interview)

The case for public schools