Charles Lewis of the National Post wrote a great article regarding why private religious schools should be allowed the flexibility to teach what they believe rather than be forced to teach a morally relativistic course on ethics. Key quote:
There is this increasing notion in our society that religious people need to stand in a corner and behave; that their stake in society is somewhere on the fringe and the “rest” of society occupies some sane middle ground.
There will be an almost knee jerk assumption that the values transmitted by the state are always superior to those taught by those who hold religious values. But this is not an argument but rather a heavy-handed tenet of the state religion called secularism.
Read the whole article here.