Renfrew school board is backing a referendum on that very matter. But before councillors in Paisley knot their Y-fronts and Sloggies, it is the Renfrew County Public School Board in Ontario.
A reader, back from holiday in the province, was rather tickled by the close comparisons. A Sunday paper is assisting the vote and arguments on both sides look strangely familiar. In case MSPs on the Mound need some guidance, here is the question:
"Do you favour a public school system where all children, regardless of their religious affiliation, attend the same schools where opportunities for religious education, not specific to a religious denomination, may be provided?" Want a postal vote?