How to Fix Public School Systems – by Raising Moral Children

 

The U.S. has been experiencing an increasing amount of violent attacks in schools and on the streets. While politicians continue to respond by trying to shift the blame and take reactive measures, in the meantime, a generation of children is being raised without moral guidance – especially in the elementary school grades. The problem can only be solved by first objectively examining the root of the problem: what are the children lacking that has caused this increasing problem? The answer is: moral education in the schools. The solution is to raise children who are imbued with a sense of morality, integrity and caring about others, and who are educated – especially while they are in school – to know that G-d is constantly observing their actions, speech and thoughts.

This needs to include that they are obligated to observe the Seven Noahide Commandments.

An address by the Lubavitcher Rebbe on 12 Tammuz, 5743 / June 23, 1983.

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