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SCHOOL/ Review: "Lost Classroom, Lost Community"

In their book Margaret Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett underline the positive effect Catholic schools have on the social capital of the neighborhoods they serve. By MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS
9/5/2014
Michael Sean Winters

UNIVERSITY/ Student loans are turning up the heat on the economy

ResPublica's JESSICA TREVELLICK highlights the damage to the economy and individuals of overbearing student debt, and some possible solutions on the basis of the UK and the US experiences
8/17/2014
Jessica Trevellick

SECULARISM/ Garnett: School vouchers, intolerance, and justice

It will be an increasingly difficult political and legal fight to preserve Catholic institutions' ability and freedom to be, if they want to be, Catholic institutions. By RICHARD GARNETT
8/13/2014
Richard Garnett

U.S./ Catholic Education Ad Campaign in the Empire State Strikes Back

An ad campaign in the Empire State has Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and a handful of Catholic school kids, addressing Governor Andrew Cuomo directly. By Sr. MARY ANN WALSH
6/9/2014
Mary Ann Walsh

EDUCATION/ Fr. Silanos: The highest form of love

Education is the most concrete and fruitful form of love. Every single educational work is the imitation of the work of God, the archetype of every educator. By Fr. EMMANUELE SILANOS
5/31/2014
Emmanuele Silanos

TEACHING/ Odysseus' Lack of Contrition and a Class Full of Disapproving Teens

One would think today's teenagers are unfazed by adultery. Yet the students of a high school class were outraged by Odysseus' infidelities to his loyal wife. By ALLISON SALERNO
5/12/2014
Allison Salerno

EDUCATION/ Stanford, Marriage and Abortion Controversies, and the Mission of a University

JENNIFER BRYSON underlines that trying to silence others because one fears what they might say is no way to learn. And it is no way for a university to be a university
3/27/2014
Jennifer Bryson

UK/ Student debt: Abandon all hope?

MICHELLE HIGHMAN, Chief Executive of The Money Charity, highlights the need for a better financial education of young people becoming students and having to manage a university loan
2/4/2014
Michelle Highman

NY ENCOUNTER 2014 / Lost: A post-Newtown discussion on education as building relationships

Schools, with families, are the only institutions charged with preparing kids for society, and building relationships is key. But teachers are not taught to this task. By SHARON MOLLERUS
1/20/2014
Sharon Mollerus

EDUCATION/ Learning Lessons from Church Schools

MATTHEW GROVES describes as the Church's involvement in the state education system can be an example for other areas of public service to the benefit of the entire society
12/5/2013
Matthew Groves

EDUCATION/ School Reformers Can't Destroy the Longing to Learn

The understanding that the best educators teach children not just facts, but also their value and how it finds a place in their souls is essential for any school reform. By ALLISON SALERNO
11/30/2013
Allison Salerno

SCHOOLS/ With 'ACE,' Catholic education has a good thing going

MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS describes the efforts by the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education which have prevented the closure of several Catholic schools in the USA
11/12/2013
Michael Sean Winters

SCHOOL/ Tollefsen: Allison Benedikt's Immodest Proposal

A rant against private schools should teach all of us something about the purposes of education, and what responsible parents should seek for their children. By CHRISTOPHER TOLLEFSEN
9/29/2013
Christopher Tollefsen

EDUCATION/ Catholic schools for immigrants: A second bloodless social revolution

A move toward Catholic education for immigrants’ children would be a sign of welcome and a wise national investment for the long run. By Sr. MARY ANN WALSH
8/30/2013
Mary Ann Walsh

EDUCATION/ Tea and Freedom

FERNANDO DE HARO comments on a book by Charles Glenn who, examining different school systems, argues that the right to education implies State aid to schools of social initiative
5/29/2013
Fernando De Haro

MASSACHUSETTS/ Sky Fall: Gender Ideology Comes to the Schoolhouse

Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children have to conform to that principle, at least in Massachusetts. By ADAM J. MACLEOD and ANDREW BECKWITH
4/25/2013
Adam MacLeod
Andrew Beckwith

US/ The “Sequestration” Hits Education Hard

It is too early to predict the exact effect of the sequestration on any particular federal program, but the cuts are expected to take a heavy toll on education. By SHARON MOLLERUS
4/15/2013
Sharon Mollerus

MANAGEMENT/ What Does the Boss Really Do? Business Education and the Liberal Arts

According to JOHN MÉDAILLE , University of Dallas, management is a dialectical and rhetorical, and a dialogic, linguistic process. Hence the relevance of liberal arts in business education
4/11/2013
John Médaille

Education / How Aristotle can still be good for students

Rhetoric, when correctly understood, is a factor which contributes to the formation of critical thinking, educating one to a real arena of various positions, to "discussion". PAOLO LAMAGNA
3/26/2013
Paolo Lamagna

EDUCATION/ Technology should never replace human discussion, performance, and contact

JOSEPH SCOTESE, teacher of English in Chicago, underlines that, while technology can be a useful tool, it can never, and should never replace teachers, classrooms, and human performance
3/22/2013
Joseph Scotese
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