> >In a message dated 5/17/99 1:41:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> >email@example.com writes:
> ><< Besides the fact that you can go home at the end of the day, what is the
> > real difference 'twixt gov't schools and gov't prisons? >>
> To the above 2 institutions you can add a third, compulsory military
Not quite. You can always get cashiered from the military, and if you are bad enough, expelled from government schools. The only ways to get kicked out of a prison are to either do your time, or be even worse to get sent to a worse prison.