Mainstream, public education in America today is failing in at least two regards: children aren’t learning the fundamentals of values and ethics well enough, and “extracurricular activities” such as art are being excised due to budgetary problems or ideological ignorance. Children who go to public schools are in trouble, but for those parents who are involved enough, and wise enough, alternatives exist. However, the wisdom private schools offer can range in quality from parochial to pathetic. Waldorf education is an intriguing approach, and is similar to Montessori schools. To explore this topic of critical importance, Jason speaks with Patric Maynard Galen Osbourne.