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Why I Am Not a Pacifist - Dwight Longenecker

Last week our ten-year-old son was encouraged by his teachers to write a letter to Tony Blair protesting the war in Iraq. I was grateful that the school was instilling an interest in current events and Christian morality, but I wasn't impressed with their attempt to help the children understand both sides of the question.  Read more...

Why it Matters What is Read in High School (Part II of II) - Russell Kirk

Whether one's reading tastes are developed in the school, the public library, or the family, there are certain patterns of reading by which a normative consciousness is developed.   Read more...

Why Not Your Best? - Hal Urban

When I was a high school history and psychology teacher, one of the life lessons I wanted to pass on to all of my students had to do with effort, determination, diligence, and good old-fashioned hard work.   Read more...

Why Public Schools Cannot Be Reformed - FRITZ MARSHALL

I work for The Separation of School and State Alliance, and we contend that state schooling cannot be fixed because it's not broken.  Read more...

Why Study Philosophy and Theology? - Peter Kreeft

What are philosophy and theology, and why are they crucial to a young person’s education today?   Read more...

Why The Center? - CERC

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Why We're Going Back to Single-Sex Dorms - John Garvey

The new president of the Catholic University of America explains why the idea of single-sex dorms is a no-brainer – if you care about the morals of students.  Read more...

Will Obama Destroy Franciscan University of Steubenville? - Ken Blackwell

The Obama administration is the most anti-Catholic administration in American history.   Read more...

Words' Worth - Patrick Henry Reardon

Patrick Henry Reardon on the transcendent vocabulary of mundane signs.   Read more...

Worlds of Meaning - William Kilpatrick, & Gregory and Suzanne M. Wolfe

Stories, in short, help to make sense out of our lives. There is a wonderful example of this in the film version of Captains Courageous, Rudyard Kipling's tale of life aboard the Gloucester fishing schooners.  Read more...

Would Jesus Defend Marriage? - Colleen Carroll Campbell

It was a controversy tailor-made for the TV cameras: A lesbian couple in the liberal bastion of Boulder, Colorado, had enrolled their children in a Catholic parish school, only to see those children denied re-enrollment once the parish priest learned of their home situation.  Read more...

Writer's Cramp - John Dunlap

One Friday evening at Duke University, about 32 years ago, I went over to an auditorium to hear Norman Mailer speak.  Read more...

Writing in an On-Line World - James V. Schall, S.J.

If we set out to write a novel for the purpose of discovering ourselves, the worst thing that can happen to us is actually to find ourselves...  Read more...

You are what you read - Barbara Kay

Schools shouldn’t let children pick their own books.  Read more...

Zero Tolerance Rules Force Schools into Straitjacket - JOHN LEO

Some school officials imagined that by-the-book penalties, by eliminating discretion, would reduce parental protests and litigation.  Read more...

‘Anti-bullying’ as a pro-gay wedge - Rod Dreher

For many years now, the gay movement has been using school bullying as a wedge to work pro-gay teaching into curricula and into the life of public schools, and to marginalize religious students and others who hold a traditional view of the morality of homosexuality.   Read more...

“Openness” & “The Closing of the American Mind” - Roger Kimball

When we talk about Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind, it is useful to begin by distinguishing between the book, on the one hand, and the phenomenon, on the other. They are different, if related, things.  Read more...


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