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A Moral Education?
Schools need to get back to teaching Morals... why not raise the bar along with giving them education?
The PUBLIC schools system is not for teachng MORALS. That is for the parents to do. If you are expecting MORALS based teaching, enroll you children into a private school run buy a religious sect...
But then uncommonsense joined in with a new wrinkle:
If we weren't talking about sex ed, isn't it ok for a school to teach Morals?
For example, most of us would agree that wasting energy and over consumption is a legal personal decision made from one's morals.
Does that make it inappropriate for a teacher to encourage people to carpool do reduce thier footprint?
Let's use some common sense (that's my thing). A responsibile sex education program NEEDS to tell middle and high school children that it is in fact not a morally sound decision to bang everything that walks by. This does not need to be framed in religion, this needs to be framed in fact.
In a nutshell, it would be irresponsible to tie the hands of the educational system by not allowing them to teach something responsible that a person may interpert as a moral.
Do morals — however you define them — have a place in a public school classroom?
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