Morally Bankrupt Children

April 1925
America;4/18/1925, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p15
The article emphasizes the importance of religious education in the U.S. amid the tendency of youth to crime. There were 2,832 cases of juvenile delinquency in 1925 from 1,737 cases in 1924. In the author's opinion, allowing children to leave the public schools for an hour or two to be taught religion is not an acceptable substitute for religious schools. Also noted is that the once-a-week plan of religious instruction connotes the rigid prohibition of religion from all public schools.


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