Originally Posted by DenverDynamite
I don't know anybody that is advocating that schools should be in the morality teaching business. However, children learn more from life experiences rather than from words alone. The biggest part of understanding right from wrong is putting those lessons into practice among a group of one's own peers. Hence the necessity of the classroom environment.
You couldn't be more wrong. The right wing would LOVE schools to be in the business of teaching morality: specifically their particular sub brand (whatever it may be) of Christianity.