I find it counterintuitive that mankind subjects young children to a framework or education system based on the premise that the adults know what they should be teaching these clean slates.  If the world was progressing forward in an ever brighter horizon, I understand the premise, but it appears to me that the opposite is true.  Therefore, we would be better off creating a framework to educate our young that assumes the adults know nothing and are ignorant.  Socrates is the type of educator I have in mind for our precious young sparks of fire.