Not sure if I have quite got quote right , but Ned Flanders wife would often come out with this expression . For libertarian minded people/groups subject/policies/issues that relate to our children can be the hardest area to open people’s minds to voluntary action, one of the most challenging areas is education . The common trope out is that
“with out State involvement who would educate the children!!?? “
There have been critics to state education from the outset , and the voluntaryist movement in Britain made many arguments that hold true today as they did in 1800s.
Joseph Priestly was one of the stand out figures of that time (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Priestley) . He believed that education much like other parts of the economy were stronger when left to compete . The best training and teaching methods for their students could only appear in environment where there could be experimentation and trial and error .
This one of 4 parts episodes that was done as part of a podcast series on libertarianism.org (a great resource for books and articles too)
Below is the link to the podcast.
I will attempt to review each one individually as I re-listen to them .