“No! It takes parents!” is what many people said in response to “It takes a Village. But the discussion needs to continue. And here it is, just when we thought we could be smug and one sided. First we look at James 1:27 — widows and orphans. Then we hear what John Adams had to say about education. This man, promoter of Independence, second president, and foundational thinker had something to say about public expenditures on education. We have a lot to learn — and we are about that business.