@john charity springs less then 8 percent of the population relies on
government for any f their needs and less then three percent rely on the
government solely. Hardly a crisis of epic proportions. Hoards is
right kids do learn character skills in school and as someone that works daily
with kids I am confident that our future will be eft n good hands.
Schools teach values all the time and some good ones.Teachers and
coaches teach about respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork, honesty,
sacrifice, loyalty, citizenship etc. etc. etc.And I don't see
any problem with that either....
Teach morality at home; as a matter of fact teach your child AT home. You can now home school with the help of a computer program provided by the
State I hear. Check it out.
While this is a noble effort and should be commended, it is doomed to
failure.As was pointed out recently in the DN, what the parents
teach in the home is 5 times as likely to sink in when compared with teaching in
the schools. Today few parents practice and Television rarely show what the
Character education would have our kids learn. If you want your kids to build
character and be a well disciplined person, schools will never accomplish
that.We must focus on our families, and take responsibility to teach
our kids that they are not the center of the universe if we are to see society
improve. Society is built on top of the foundation of our families. As our
families crumble, so too will society. I for one will work with my kids to help
them develop into hard workers that can see something beyond themselves.
This opinion piece is absolutely correct. America cannot be successful unless
the public schools teach both character and morality.Sadly, most
schools have given in to the left wing notion that they cannot teach moral
values because doing so might offend somebody. As a result, the schools fail to
teach the values that made this Country great, such as honor, prudence,
moderation, and chastity.As a result of this failure, much of the
public sits around waiting for the government to take care of it. This
inactivity is broken up only by sporadic bursts of substance abuse and
immorality.It is time for the schools to stand up to the left. The
future of America depends on it.