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Helping kids — and adults — take responsibility for their own character - Thomas Lickona

To ensure continual growth in the moral life, we must first know ourselves. We gain this self-knowledge by regularly examining our behavior and reflecting on the kind of person we are and would like to be.  Read more...

History's marginalized people - Paul Keonen

I applaud the people of TRUTH at Boston College who are banding together to put an end to hate and racism.  Read more...

Holy Cross 'Crusaders' Fight for Catholic Identity - Dana Wind

College of the Holy Cross alumnus Victor Melfa has spent most of his time since January fighting for the Catholic identity of his alma mater.  Read more...

Home Schooling in Canon Law - Benedict T. Nguyen

As a husband and home-schooling father of four by vocation, canon lawyer by profession, and chancellor of a diocese by employment, I feel the need to defend the canonical right of Catholics to home school as an answer to the mistaken notion that home schooling is somehow not a proper option for Catholic parents.   Read more...

Home-Schoolers: Battling for Freedom - Mike Farris

As a result of being required to fight for their rights in so many contexts, home-schoolers — both parents and children — have become some of the most active political participants in the nation. Those who have to fight for the freedom of their own families are the most convinced of the need to limit government power.  Read more...

Homeschooling - James Hitchcock

Beginning in the 1960’s, there has come to be a growing number of parents who deeply mistrust the established educational systems, public and private, and are thrown back on their own resources. If those who educate their children at home do not have all the answers, they are at least asking the necessary questions.  Read more...

How About a Good Catholic Story? - Daniel Henninger

On June 10, Cristo Rey Catholic High School in East Harlem will graduate all of its 50 seniors. All come from families near or below the poverty level. All will attend college. Most were accepted into seven colleges.  Read more...

How can Catholics in a secularized school avoid being of their world? - Germain Grisez

We are twins, a sister and brother, and are writing this letter not just for ourselves, but for six friends of ours, too. We all went through St. Philomena's together, and all of us are now in the first year at the local public high school. It has its good points, but it also has a lot of problems, and I want to tell you about the problems.  Read more...

How Catholic are our Catholic Schools? - J. Fraser Field

What is the difference between what is being taught at your local Catholic school and what is being taught at the public school down the block?  Read more...

How Catholics Work Together: Ten Common Strengths and Weaknesses of Church-based Organizations - James Berlucchi

The Spitzer Center has worked with dozens of Catholic organizations, from parishes and dioceses to schools and health care systems.   Read more...

How I fell in love with Emily Post - Jonathan Kay

When I first read Etiquette in 1995, I was motivated by romantic desperation.  Read more...

How Not to Teach Morality - William Kilpatrick

In learning right from wrong, young people ought to have the benefit of ideas that have been around for a while. Beginning in the 1960s, however, educators have vied to outdo one another in rushing the newest developments and techniques into the classroom and into young heads.  Read more...

How to Ask a Question - Peter Wood

Events open to public response these days are swamped with people who don't know how to ask questions. Here's how.  Read more...

How to Energize Educatio - TED FORSTMANN & BRUCE KOVNER

Without competition, monopolies are free to impose high prices and shabby products on consumers.  Read more...

How to fill a lecture hall, and how to empty it - Paul Johnson

I recently gave a lecture, on quite a solemn subject, the connection between freedom and the ownership of property, to about 200 people, and was gratified -- and surprised -- at how well it was received.  Read more...

How To Make Sure "Catholic" Colleges are REALLY Catholic - Deal Hudson

I have a daughter who'll be heading off to college in a few years. Like any faithful parent, if she goes to a Catholic school, I want to make sure she's being taught authentic Catholicism. None of that watered-down nonsense, thank you very much.  Read more...

How to Wake Up Slumbering Minds - Christopher F. Chabris

Will the discoveries of neuroscientists help us to think, learn and remember?  Read more...

Humane Learning in the Age of the Computer - RUSSELL KIRK

Russell Kirk's sobering reflections on the computer age are more pertinent today than at their writing in 1987.  Read more...

Humanist, Where Art Thou? - Anthony Esolen

A person is most human not when he is mulling over the details of a marketing campaign, or carting a wheelbarrow full of clay for the fashioning of bricks without straw.   Read more...

Hyperactive or Just Plain Hype? - Jeff Korman

Michelle Spurrier knew something was amiss by the time her son was 9 months old. Sure enough, as he grew, Christopher became increasingly defiant, throwing wild tantrums whenever he was urged to set aside one activity and begin another.  Read more...

Identity Crisis - John Dunlap

Near the end of the past winter quarter, one of the courses I'd been teaching for the classics department was taking its usual, peculiar toll.  Read more...

If You Want to Fail at Home Schooling . . . - Kimberly Hahn

Home schooling is an opportunity to prepare our children for their life's work. What a privilege to spend a quantity of quality time together. But there are things that can make home schooling a nightmare and guarantee failure. Here are 14 of them.  Read more...

Imagine - Robert Royal

Imagine, if you will, just as a thought experiment, a nation that for two generations has been forming almost all its children in state-run schools.   Read more...

Immune to Reform - Marcus A. Winters

Teachers’ unions will never willingly give up their power, says Terry Moe.  Read more...

Impressionable Minds: Teaching Politically Correct History - Tom O’Brien

Moderate as well as conservative historians have come to the conclusion that convergence theory and PC history have some serious problems.   Read more...


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