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Should religious education be compulsory in public schools?
Public schools (primary and secondary) should have religion as a required (not elective) course.
Religion as a required course ensures a more holistic education.
Religion as a required course improves the moral values in students.
Religions (all of them) as a world history taught accurately and in context would give students a background to make sense of the world and their own decisions about religion.
Religion as a required course inspires toleration and harmony.
The tensions created between religion and the society we live in need to be taught and studied in order to address, overcome, or manage those tensions. To fail to do so is to encourage unopposed polarising viewpoints which will only further those same tensions.
Religion as a required course allows free practice of religion on school grounds.
There are already so many graduation requirements that something would need to be sacrificed. There's simply not enough room in a students schedule to allow for another mandatory course.
Religious instruction and education should be conducted by family not the state.
Religious instruction at school can embroil schools in unwanted legal battles.
Religion as a required course causes contradicting education.
Religion as a required course distorts the notion that school is for everyone.
Religion as a required course distorts the separation of religion and state.
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