“42: And among the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh is the promotion of education….”
And among the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh is the promotion of education.
Every child must be instructed in sciences as much as is necessary. If the
parents are able to provide the expenses of this education, it is well,
otherwise the community must provide the means for the teaching of that child.
(From a letter written by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to the Central Organization
for a Durable Peace, The Hague, (December 17, 1919), p.12; also
published in “Selections from the Writings of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá”, Sec.
227, p. 304)