Public education ideally provides a comprehensive education for every citizen as one of the greatest accomplishments of worldwide civil governments. Without a successful public education system, the well-being of society is threatened. Two hundred years ago, Thomas Jefferson realized that a successful democracy needs an educated public and that freedom can never truly exist when the public is not educated. In his words, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be... Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government."

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