Public schools can teach about religion objectively, and many do so. Information about religion can be woven into classes on history, art, literature and other disciplines. As long as the approach is objective and the intent is to impart information and not proselytize, there won’t be a problem.
No one should make the mistake of believing that they don’t benefit from public education – even if they have no children or send their kids elsewhere. It’s like arguing that people who buy books from Amazon or don’t read books get no benefit from a public library.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was expected to finally reveal details of President Donald J. Trump’s long-promised federal school voucher plan last night. Instead, we heard a lot of platitudes, but little in the way of a policy proposal.