Education

New Surveys Find That Religious Schooling Has a Lifelong Effect

"A survey conducted by the University of Notre Dame’s Sociology Department looked at comparative life outcomes for adults aged 24–42 who were educated in one of six school segments or types (public, private secular preparatory schools, Catholic schools, evangelical protestant Christian schools, religious homeschools, and classical Christian schools (schools affiliated with the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS)), and gauged them on seven life outcomes" -

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A Promising Day for Religious Liberty at the High Court

The state isn’t required to “fund private education at all, but if they choose to provide scholarships that are available to students who attend private schools, they can’t discriminate against parents who want to send their children to schools that are affiliated in some way with a church,” said Alito. - National Review

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The Countercultural Idea of a Christian University

"No educational program is neutral; each emerges from a vision of reality. Any university that is serious about its Christian mission must recognize that today it confronts an educational establishment that operates with a vision that is incompatible with the most basic philosophical commitments of a Christian institution. A Christian university must offer an alternative vision, or fail to be a Christian university." - Law & Liberty

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Why We Need to Take Education Back to Past Practices

"... our public schools and universities cannot be places where virtue is taught, primarily because we as a society can hardly agree on the meaning of the word. Most of our schools no longer recognize character formation as 'being the ultimate end of all instruction.'" - Intellectual Takeout

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"Traditional homeschoolers worry about the effect of homeschool charters on their own freedom to educate their children"

"In return for the state funding, Adria Bishop had to submit to minor state oversight. She had to meet with a certified teacher once a month (via the internet was OK) and turn in an attendance sheet and work samples from different subjects. Since those samples cannot contain faith-based references, Bishop submitted science worksheets without Bible verses or mention of God." - WORLD

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The Incompatibility of Critical Theory and Christianity

"Over the last few years, new terms like 'cisgender,' 'intersectionality,' 'heteronormativity,' 'centering,' and 'white fragility' have suddenly entered our cultural lexicon—seemingly out of nowhere. In reality, these words and concepts have been working their way through academia for decades....These fields can be placed within the larger discipline of 'critical theory,' an ideology more popularly known as 'cultural Marxism.'” - TGC

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Is technology killing students’ ability to read classical literature?

"Even if they read well, technology has harmed many of them: shortened attention spans, a compulsion to overshare every trivial detail of their lives, an expectation that they be entertained at all times, and an exaggerated focus on themselves." - Homer Meets Generation Z

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