Education: Parental Rights, Nazi's and Human Rights

In the 1930’s and 40’s, the German Fuhrer struck upon a plan to build an army for the future. He would use Germany’s public schools to indoctrinate children to see the world his way. Private and parochial schools were either closed or forced to teach the same propaganda as the state schools. And he met with amazing results.

So frightening was his success that after Germany’s defeat in 1945, nations immediately sought to make sure it never happened again. Their response, adopted just 3 years later, is found in Article 26(3) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR):

Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children...

excerpt from: "How Canada Nearly Lost Religious and Parental Rights" April 20, 2015