A War, a Teacher, a Lesson, and a Story
Jun06

A War, a Teacher, a Lesson, and a Story

Teacher Jenny Rallens wishes her American students could see what Rwandans already know.

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Alumni Profile – Katie Bascom
Jun06

Alumni Profile – Katie Bascom

The Path from an ACCS School to Notre Dame to Russia by Jeanette Faulkner | Spring 2016 Katie Bascom at the top of the world There’s no telling where a classical Christian education can land you. It landed Katie Bascom three degrees from the Arctic Circle in Ukhta, Russia. However, because she has been fascinat- ed with Russia since childhood, this is exactly where she wants to be. She was introduced to the culture by family friends...

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Live the Difference – Spring 2016
Jun06

Live the Difference – Spring 2016

Restoring the Habits of the Heart in American Education by Brittany Corona | Spring 2016 The real fix for American education The size and scope of the federal government has ballooned since the early 20th century. The advent of the bureaucratic state erodes the American founders’ original idea of constitutional federalism and wages war on principles of self-government. This has direct ramifications on how American children are...

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DIY Parenting – Spring 2016
Jun06

DIY Parenting – Spring 2016

The good, the bad, and the obedient by Rachel Jankovic | Spring 2016   When the time rolls around for us to talk to the teachers about how our kids have been doing at school, there are only two things we really want to hear: 1) they have been obedient, and 2) they have been cheerful about it. Don’t get me wrong—we love to hear that they are excelling academically or making great improvement in a particular subject. It is just...

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The Carpool Lane – Spring 2016
Jun06

The Carpool Lane – Spring 2016

Late Again! Spring 2016 Unexpected thoughts for the drive I find morning prayer easy. Today is no exception. MORNING PRAYER: Good heavens! Where has the time gone? It’s already 6:00? Where on God’s green earth are my glasses? There … oh for goodness’ sake, it’s actually 6:30. If only I can get the kids to school on time this one day, I promise to be a nicer driver forever! Or better yet, God, give our school some money for a...

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Century Watch – Spring 2016
Jun06

Century Watch – Spring 2016

This year in history: 1816 Spring 2016 IDEAS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES: THE UNFORTUNATE LEGACY OF A WELL-INTENTIONED PRINCETON PRESIDENT Two hundred years ago this year, in 1816, John Maclean graduated from Princeton (then College of New Jersey). He dedicated his life to Princeton as a professor and then as its president. Founded by the New Light Presbyterians in 1746 to train ministers, Princeton was arguably among the most...

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How other cultures help us recover our own
Jun06

How other cultures help us recover our own

How other cultures help us recover our own by David Goodwin | Spring 2016 “Well, … I don’t know. That, you’d have to convince me of.” This wry and skeptical reaction from a teen working on her senior thesis said volumes. What statement of mine could have elicited such a challenge? “There are better cultures and worse cultures.” Christians believe in good and evil. Beauty and ugliness. Truth and falsehood. But, here in the U.S.,...

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The Great Stories, Retold, Form a People
Jun04

The Great Stories, Retold, Form a People

Lucas borrowed much from a time long ago, but not so far away.

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World-Changing Education on a Global Scale
Jun03

World-Changing Education on a Global Scale

They knew they would have to educate as well as provide.

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Light of the Nations
Jun03

Light of the Nations

What is it about the classical method that is appealing to Indonesians?

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