Not just no but HELL NO.
If you aren't reading The Smallest Minority on a daily basis (and why the hell aren't you?) you've been missing Kevin Baker's essays on "education" in this country, and why it is failing. It's failure is NOT a mistake, people. It's failure is hard-written into the code of the public education system in this country. If you want to handicap your child from day one, just send them to public school.