The only time that education of children is taken on by the State is when the people of God are held captive to a pagan government (Dan. 1:1-7). Jurisdiction of education is given to parents (Deut. 6:4-9). A legitimate educational function of the State would be military academies.
- Gary DeMar, Ruler of the Nations: Biblical Blueprints for Government 81 (1987), at www.freebooks.com/: html, DjVu.