Of course, the lack of moral education is a failure of the schools….
But who controls the schools?
And why did we give the government agency over the schools anyway?
it's the failure of all of us – sacrificing freedom for security.
Their attitude marked, Buller believed, a failure of political and moral education, and the blame for that failure goes to the schools as well as or even more than the churches. (This argument rhymes with the statements of Mortimer Adler to which Sidney Hook so vociferously objected.) So the need for a spiritual and moral renewal of the British educational system was the third point on which the Moot agreed.
-Alan Jacobs, The Year Of Our Lord 1943 (Amazon)