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Brothers, Sing On - Anthony Esolen

I've long insisted that the sexual revolution has corrupted both sexes, but in different ways, and that no effective opposition can be mounted unless men rediscover themselves as men.   Read more...

Building Catholic Character: 5 Things Parents Can Do - Thomas Lickona

What is "Catholic character," why does it matter, and what can we do as parents to develop it in our children?  Read more...

Bullying handout - The ABCs of Bullying: Addressing, Blocking, and Curbing School Aggression - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

A handout: What parents can do, For the Child Being Bullied, and For the Child Who Bullies.  Read more...

Bullying Prevention Resource List - Catherine Smith, MLS

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Can Catholic Schools Be Saved? - Peter Meyer

Bobby and I stood outside the small public elementary school that our children attended, pondering our respective 1st graders’ prospects.   Read more...

Can Catholic schools be saved? - Andy Smarick

Over the past several decades, in urban centers across the country, thousands of schools have been shuttered – a trend with implications for more than just the nation's Catholics.  Read more...

CAPP – A Christian Alternative for B.C. Students - Sean Murphy

The Career and Personal Planning (CAPP) programme is mandatory for graduation in British Columbia yet aspects of the program are inconsistent with what many consider a mature Christian view. It is hoped that this alternative to the curriculum presently offered in the schools will be of assistance to parents and Christian educators who find themselves faced with the dilemma of needing to fulfill the CAPP learning objectives, but not being willing to compromise their deeply held Christian principles.  Read more...

Cardinal Dulles to Catholic Colleges: Be Truly Catholic - Kathryn Jean Lopez

Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J., spoke recently about Catholic colleges and universities calling them to stop being on the defensive about their Catholicity. “The time has come for them to regain their confidence and proudly proclaim the faith that animates them,” he said.  Read more...

Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies - Stefan McDaniel

"Like any other life-sustaining resource," says Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, "language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants." Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored.  Read more...

Catechesis in the Process of Evangelization - Bishop Raymond L. Burke

The General Directory sets forth the principles which are the foundation for the sound teaching of the faith. Only if these principles are understood and applied will the Church meet the challenge of catechesis in our time and overcome the significant difficulties which have been encountered in catechesis over the past decades.  Read more...

Catholic Schools Achieve High Marks at Low Costs - Hanna Skandera and Richard Sousa

Historically, Catholic schools have played a significant role in educating America's children. They continue to be important and effective players in the field today, despite substantial changes in the size and makeup of the Catholic school student body over the last four decades.  Read more...

Catholic schools: Partners in faith with parents - Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Denver news media have reported in recent days on the case of two children of a lesbian couple in Boulder. The couple was informed by Sacred Heart of Jesus parish school that the older child, whom they were enrolling in kindergarten for next year, would be allowed to attend kindergarten but would not be able to continue into first grade the year after.   Read more...

Catholic Schools: Where Faith and Learning Meet - Mary Zurolo

"It’s a very, very prestigious honor to receive the Blue Ribbon award," says Marilyn Valatka, principal of St. Timothy School in Chantilly, Va. "Five percent of schools in the United States are Catholic schools. Twelve percent of the total number of schools in the U.S. that received the Blue Ribbon award this year were Catholic schools. That’s pretty good."  Read more...

Catholic Sex Education — Telling a Better Story in the 21st Century - Jonathan Doyle

What is happening in Catholic sex education in schools? In this recent talk, Jonathan Doyle outlines some of the big picture.  Read more...

Challenging America's me-first culture - Colleen Carroll Campbell

When the Los Angeles-based Josephson Institute of Ethics recently released its 2008 Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth, the results were not pretty.  Read more...

Changing our minds - Norman Doidge

We have been using the wrong model for thinking about the brain.   Read more...

Character-based sex education - Thomas Lickona

Human beings, given the right support, tend to rise to meet high expectations. Chastity is difficult, but so is most of what is truly worthwhile in life. It is time for all of us, schools and parents, to raise the bar.  Read more...

Character-Centered Families and Schools - Tom Lickona

The goal of Catholic character education is to form children in the character of Christ, says developmental psychologist, Tom Lickona.  Read more...

Charting a Future for Catholic Education - Sean Kennedy

Blended learning's success in delivering academic dividends with financial efficiency could spell the future of Catholic education.   Read more...

Chastity Begins at Home Parental Rights and Chastity Education - Lay Witness

Issue: What are the rights and duties of parents when it comes to chastity education? How can they effectively resolve their concerns regarding chastity education programs at a parish or school in a constructive manner?  Read more...

Check your bigotry - Rex Murphy

If there is one movement, that by its humourlessness, its obsessive mania and its blindness to its failings, chokes on its own goals, it is the so-called anti-racism movement.  Read more...

Checked Out - John J. Miller

A Washington-area library tosses out the classics.  Read more...

Chesterton to the Rescue - Donald DeMarco

I have spent a significant part of my life trying to convince students in my ethics classes (I refrain from identifying them as "ethics students") of the indispensable value of good moral principles.  Read more...

Child, Person, Teacher: At the Heart of a Catholic School - Stratford Caldecott

A great deal has been written about education without much consideration being given to the nature of the child.  Read more...

Child-centred education - Stratford Caldecott

Insight into the true value of the child can be traced back to Christ, though it has to be said it remained mainly implicit during most of the succeeding centuries, and before the eighteenth century childhood was often considered merely a stage of weakness and immaturity to be got through as quickly as possible.   Read more...


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