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Educating in Virtue - JAMES STENSON

Children growing up today are headed toward some formidable challenges.  Email This Article

Education after the culture wars - Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch's blockbuster expose and best selling book, “The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn”, originated with this essay for the Summer 2002 issue of Dædalus.   Email This Article

Education language: a lesson in confusion - Julie Smyth

‘Edspeak’ baffles parents. One example, “Engage in the process of reflection” — translation: think. Jeffrey Mirel, education historian at the University of Michigan’s education faculty, says Edspeak is a language that, similar to the code among doctors or lawyers, is meant to be exclusive.  Email This Article

Education reform - David Warren

I am luckier than most North Americans, having benefited at formative moments in my childhood from attending backward private schools.  Email This Article

Enough Already with Kid Gloves - Christina Hoff Sommers

Purple is replacing red as the color of choice for teachers. Why, you may ask? It seems that educators worry that emphatic red corrections on a homework assignment or test can be stressful, demeaning — even "frightening" for a young person.  Email This Article

Faculty Clubs and Church Pews - William J. Stuntz

The past few months have seen a lot of talk about red and blue America, mostly by people on one side of the partisan divide who find the other side a mystery. It isn't a mystery to me, because I live on both sides.  Email This Article

Faith and Therapy - WILLIAM KILPATRICK

The therapeutic mode of understanding society and identity is now so integral to modern life that some psychologists predict it will eventually triumph over all other modes, that psychology is destined to provide the frame of reference by which all other beliefs and commitments will be judged.  Email This Article

Faith for the Next Generation - Donald DeMarco

"If there is one thing you could tell your parents, what would that be?" This question was directed by a TV hostess to a teenage girl. The girl’s face gleamed at the chance of being a parent to her parents and being given permission to tell them exactly what they needed to be told.  Email This Article

Faith on Campus - Robert Early

Do you think college today is a faith-friendly place? That university culture is free of anti-Christian bias? That your child's teachers are pure seekers of truth with no axes to grind? If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.  Email This Article

Faith, Reason and the University: Memories and Reflections - Pope Benedict XVI

Here is a Vatican translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered to scientists at the University of Regensburg, where he was a professor and vice rector from 1969 to 1971.  Email This Article


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