Catholic Schools

Back to School Challenge: Find these 5 ideas in your child’s catechism!

By John B. Manos / August 30, 2016 /

Ahh, back to school time…  I remember having to make book covers out of old grocery bags, and then needing to promptly doodle, draw, and/or write on the covers to immediately identify them.  Then, I’d scan the book for pictures and see just what was in this new thing. It’s the time of year and…

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Book Review: Credentialed to Destroy: How and Why Education Became a Weapon by Robin Eubanks

By Stephanie Block / June 13, 2014 /

Over the last three decades, there have been a number of excellent books written to explore the direction education reform has taken. Some look narrowly at specific programs or policies; other take a broader perspective, following the historical trends that bring us to our present moment. Robin Eubanks’ Credentialed to Destroy: How and Why Education…

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From Under the Rubble…Is Education A Social Issue?

By Christopher Manion / March 29, 2014 /

Dr. Richard Bishirjian serves as president of Yorktown University, an outstanding online graduate school. An advocate of innovative education for years, he recently shed light on a long-standing mystery: why don’t “conservatives” in Congress have more success in fighting the government education monolith? Bishirjian tells the Rubble that, “in 2006 and later in 2009, when…

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Licensing of Parents: Totalitarianism Reaches for the Whole Human Race

By Frank J. Morriss, J.D. / July 17, 2013 /

Frank Morriss called it in 1998 that the obese and smokers would likely be denied health coverage under future regimes, and we keep hearing that under Obamacare, these people should pay exorbitant fines that would make their insurance prohibitive, but what about parents? Some today have suggested they be fined extra under Obamacare, too. What did Frank say would happen?

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Catholic Schools–What’s the Point?

By John M. DeJak / July 13, 2013 /

There is an old anecdote that, in one form or another, could be uttered by Catholic school students of a certain generation. It is the old story of Sr. Mary telling her second graders that: “If God stopped thinking about you even for a second, you would cease to exist.” I know that I’ve heard…

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Bravo Bishops!

By Christopher Manion / August 24, 2012 /

Bishop Paul S. Loverde, of Arlington Virginia,recognizes with Pope Benedict XVI that in recent years Catholics have often been poorly catechized. So in his diocesan newspaper this week he explains his recent decision “to have all of the diocese’s catechists and teachers of religious education make a public Profession of Faith” — a decision which…

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