Education

What Freddie de Boer’s “The Cult of Smart” Misses About Education

"Though framed and marketed as a study in education policy, The Cult of Smart wants to be much more than that; de Boer wants his readers to rethink the foundations of not merely meritocracy, but the notion of personal responsibility as such." - John Ehrett

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Maryland Governor's Executive Order Blocks Blanket Private School Closures

"Private and parochial schools deserve the same opportunity and flexibility to make reopening decisions based on public health guidelines....The blanket closure mandate imposed by Montgomery County was overly broad and inconsistent with the powers intended to be delegated to the county health officer.” - N.Review

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“I don’t think it’s asking too much to request that you show respect for, encourage, speak kindly to and pray for these teachers”

"Kindergarten?!? With a room full of over 20 little people who for 7 straight hours will rely on hugs when they cry (because they miss their mommy), need help with going to the bathroom, who will no doubt tug on, swap with friends and wear as a headdresses their little masks (in a room already too small to keep kids 6 feet apart, which won’t matter much anyway since they won’t be able to stay away from one another… because they are 4&5 years old)." - SBC Voices

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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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