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Parochial-School Lessons - Christopher Willcox

A solution to a 19th-century problem finds success in a 21st-century setting.  Read more...

Pastoral Ministry to Young People with Same-Sex Attraction - Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

As Bishops, we wish to address the pastoral needs of adolescents and young adults who question their sexual identity or experience feelings of same-sex attraction.   Read more...

Peonage for the Twenty-First Century - Anthony Esolen

I've lately been involved in the fight against the latest move to nationalize public education, this one called the Common Core. It is a bag of rotten old ideas doused with disinfectant; its assumptions are hostile to classical and Christian approaches to education.  Read more...

Performance and Moral Character: A Blueprint for Developing Character in Competitive Contexts - Matthew L. Davidson, Kelli Moran-Miller, and Jeffrey Pratt Beedy

What follows is meant to be a theoretical blueprint for developing character in performance environments. As a blueprint, it attempts to provide broad theoretical plans for constructing a sport experience that consistently develops good character.  Read more...

Perhaps Culture is Now the Counterculture: A defense of the humanities - Leon Wieseltier

Has there ever been a moment in American life when the humanities were cherished less, and has there ever been a moment in American life when the humanities were needed more?   Read more...

Perspectives on the Terrorist Attacks of Sep. 11 - Virtue in Action

Remember the suffering. Honor the heroism. How does 9/11 speak to us today  Read more...

Philistines at the Gate - Lee Harris

In a recent meeting of the Board of Education in the city of Artichoke, Alabama, it was decided to ban the reading of Homer's Illiad and Odyssey in the classroom. The grounds given for the exclusion of these towering masterpieces of ancient literature is that reading them in a public school violated the first amendment's guarantee of the separation of church and state.  Read more...

Playing Fair, Even When Umpires Are Blind - Eric Felten

Sometimes ethics means not having to go to the videotape.  Read more...

PPower2LearnTM & Power2TeachTM: - Matthew Davidson

Twenty-five high schools in four states -- Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey, and New York -- have begun initial field-test implementation of the first two programs in our series of Power2Programming.   Read more...

Practice Character-Based Discipline - Thomas Lickona

To discipline is to teach. Properly understood, discipline is not crowd control but character education, with self-discipline as its ultimate aim. No aspect of character education is more basic to creating a school of character.  Read more...

Praying with Children - Kathy Coffey

When we love a child, we want to pass on what’s most precious. So how do we teach children to pray?   Read more...

Preface and Introduction to All Ye Lands - Michael J. Van Hecke & James Hitchcock

The Catholic Schools Textbook Project restores what has been lost in the secular texts and offers beautiful illustrations to accompany the story. We extend to teachers and students the first distinctively Catholic history textbooks since the 1960s.  Read more...

Preface: The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization - Anthony Esolen

For those of us who love the West, we are in a daunting battle. The other side has the mainstream media, the Ivy League, the political classes, and a lot more money. Thankfully, on our side, we've got thousands of years of history and some pretty big guns -- with names like Aristotle, Augustine, Burke, and Eliot.   Read more...

Presenting Catholic History and Culture - Vancouver Synod Study Commission on Teaching the Faith

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Presenting what is beautiful: The joyful duty of Catholic Education - Andrew Seeley

Catholic schools have a joyful duty to present what is beautiful to their students.   Read more...

Prestige over Truth - Father Raymond J. de Souza

Last Sunday President Barack Obama was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws at the University of Notre Dame, America’s most famous Catholic university.   Read more...

Prevent Bullying, Promote Kindness: 20 Things All Schools Can Do - Thomas Lickona

Taken together, these strategies can make schools what they ought to be: ethical learning communities where respect and kindness are the norm — and where every student is able to learn in a safe and supportive environment.   Read more...

Prevent Peer Cruelty and Promote Kindness - Thomas Lickona

Schools have no higher moral obligation to students and their parents than to do everything in their power to prevent peer cruelty and create a culture of kindness and respect.   Read more...

Principles of Public Education in a Pluralistic Society - Iain Benson

Public education itself is threatened when the foundational principles upon which it is based are ignored.  Read more...

Private Schools for the Poor - James Tooley

The accepted wisdom is that private schools serve the privileged; everyone else, especially the poor, requires public school.  Read more...

Privatize American Education - Jon E. Dougherty

I admire President George W. Bush’s intentions to “reform” the public school system in America, but these efforts are largely going to be directed by or defined by the federal government, and, after decades of so-called federally-managed education, it is clear that Uncle Sam has screwed this up royally.  Read more...

Program puts home and school at odds - J. Fraser Field

To make mandatory in the schools a program whose catechism is diametrically opposed to the understanding of most traditionally religious people, let alone most parents, is an outrageous challenge to the rights of the citizens and means that what many parents are teaching their children at home is being directly contradicted and undermined by what is going on in the classroom.  Read more...

Proudly Pro-Choice on Education - Mary Anastasia O'Grady

New York's archbishop on schools and the challenges facing the Catholic Church.  Read more...

Provide a school of virtues - Vancouver Synod Study Commission on Teaching the Faith

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Quebec’s totalitarian impulse - Father Raymond J. de Souza

The Ministry of Education essentially ordered a Catholic school to teach things it believed to be false.  Read more...


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