You have, probably, never had to experience your house being broken into or burning down. Therefore, using your logic, why should you pay for police, fire or EMS services? You pay for schools because everytime you go into a business you want the individuals you are doing business with to have some semblance of an education. You want those who build your house, roads and grocery stores to know how to read and understand mathmatics. Think of all you own (computer, cellphone, car, television, toilet, etc....). Uneducated people would not have been able to conceptualize, design and create those, precious, items of yours. Our, public, educational system sucks. It is one of the worst in the world. However, every once in awhile they get it right and, because of your tax dollars, someone leaves high school with the knowledge, and skills, to actually make a difference in your life.
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