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The Virtue of Temperance - Doug McManaman

Temperance is the first virtue that perfects man’s ability to act well with one’s self from within one’s self.   Read more...

The “Unexamined” Life - Robert Royal

Some years ago, a Catholic Great Books school asked me to speak to the faculty. The lecture room had Socrates’ saying over the door: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”  Read more...

Their Cheatin' Hearts - Charlotte Allen

You call it copying; today's college students call it collaborating.  Read more...

Theoretically Speaking - John Dunlap

In academia, new manifestations of gnosticism, a very old heresy, are found in English departments everywhere.  Read more...

These Courses Are Condemned - Naomi Schaefer Riley

"Christian Morality in American Literature" is biased. "Feminine Perspectives in Literature" is not.  Read more...

They think they're people - Barbara Kay

When it comes to ‘animal ethics,’ Adam and Eve could teach today’s avant-garde scholars a thing or two.  Read more...

Threat of Flunking Motivates Students - The National Catholic Register

The Waco, Texas schools are featured by the national magazine in a report on "the broad national trend against social promotion, which reporter Ben Wildasky called "the long entrenched practice of advancing students to the next grade even if they haven't learned what they should have."  Read more...

Tom Dillon vs. the Relativists - Paul Kengor

Last week, as we at Grove City College held a conference on “Faith, Freedom, and Higher Education,” in which we underscored the struggle against rampant secular relativism in our universities, American higher education lost a true apostle of faith and freedom.   Read more...

Tom Wolfe's fix for education crisis: scrap the PCs - REUTERS NEWS SERVICE

Popular American author, Tom Wolfe, recently offered a solution to improve U.S. students' performance-scrap computers and restore order in the class room.  Read more...

Toward the Third Millennium - DANIEL MCINERNY

How to develop in our students the desire to undertake "great and difficult things" and to follow and imitate Christ is the subject of this stimulating article by Daniel McInerny.  Read more...

Truth, Lies, and the Abstinence Study: Right Again! - Mary Eberstadt

Just how significant is this research, the first peer-reviewed study suggesting that abstinence education might work after all? "Landmark," as the Washington Post put it.   Read more...

Tuition Delusion - John Dunlap

Between 1977 and today – during which the cost of living increased by a factor of 4 – the cost of a college education has increased by a factor of 11. Why?  Read more...

Twenty Questions and Answers About Selecting a Catholic College - The Cardinal Newman Society

"I now tell parents that they should send their children to one of the growing number of authentic and faithful Catholic colleges, those recommended in this book, which will provide a student with a true Catholic education." Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R.  Read more...

Twilight of Sociology - Wilfred M. McClay

Seymour Martin Lipset explored the social forces that limit individual freedom. Is an era of inquiry over?  Read more...

Two sides to the story - Father Raymond J. de Souza

This afternoon, Stephen Harper will rise in the House of Commons to deliver a formal apology on behalf of the government to native Canadians who attended residential schools.   Read more...

Universities Under Fire for Pro-Abortion Honorees - National Catholic Register

Catholic organizations have criticized two prominent Catholic universities, Boston College and Seton Hall, over honors the schools bestowed recently on abortion supporters. “It is incomprehensible how any Catholic with a shred of conviction or an ounce of loyalty could acquiesce in the selection of someone whose career is so antithetical to what the Catholic religion teaches about human life and human dignity,” said the Catholic Action League’s executive director, C.J. Doyle.  Read more...

University Students Today: Portrait of a Generation Searching - Mary Ann Glendon

Harvard Law professor Mary Ann Glendon prepared this address for the Pontifical Council for the Laity's 8th International Youth Forum, held near Rome in April, 2004.  Read more...

Urban Tragedy - Michael Petrilli

Catholic schools need saving.  Read more...

Virtue and The Art of Living - Edward P. Sri

I'll never forget the instructor's last words: "And if you happen to fall out of your kayak, don't try to stand up in the river."  Read more...

Vouchers Spur Public Schools to Compete - Clint Green

"Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others." — Marcus Tullius Cicero   Read more...

Want to build your child's self-esteem? - Tralee Pearce

Tell them how ordinary they are. A growing body of research suggests that praising kids for their talent and intelligence doesn't help them achieve success -- it sets them up for disappointment.  Read more...

Ways out of the Christian ghetto - Joseph Weiler

A Jewish scholar reflects on what can reverse the retreat of Christians before militant secularism.  Read more...

We're Scaring Our Children to Death - Peggy Noonan

Duck-and-cover drills were never this frightening.  Read more...

We've Lost that 'Thinking' Feeling - Dennis Buonafede

When I first begin a new semester of teaching Philosophy, I always begin by asking students for their opinions on certain moral and social questions. In almost all cases the student's response begins with: "I feel that..."  Read more...

Weaving Character Education into Language Arts - Betsy Stecker

If you are passionate about bringing character into your classroom, you'll want to find ways to integrate it into everyday academic instruction. I pursue that integration through my subject area, language arts (grades 5-8).  Read more...


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