Education, home schooling

French Government Seeks to Ban Home Schooling

The rise in Islamic extremism in France and the coronavirus pandemic have laid the groundwork for an increasing interference of the state in the nation’s educational system. By Solène Tadié, National Catholic Register, April 6, 2021PARIS — The legitimacy of the practice of home schooling... read more

In a Rebuke to Teachers Unions, School Choice Is Going Gangbusters in the States

After public schools and teachers unions proved that they could not or would not meet the needs of students during the pandemic, multiple state legislatures are collectively undertaking one of the biggest expansions of school choice in history. By Lindsey Burke, Daily Signal, March 30,... read more

Typical new US religious: 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly took part in Eucharistic adoration

Catholic World News, January 27, 2021 The typical religious who professed perpetual vows in 2020 is a 38-year-old cradle Catholic who regularly prayed the Rosary and took part in Eucharistic adoration before entering religious life, according to a survey released by the United States Conference... read more

The Morning Briefing: Educators Are Nervous About Kids Being Away From Public School Indoctrination During Shutdown

By Stephen Kruiser, PJ Media, April 20, 2020 We Have Come for Your Children The past couple of months have certainly been a time of many adjustments for a lot of Americans. Some of us -- like myself -- haven’t really had our daily routines upset. My child is finishing up college and... read more
Priests of the Society of St. Pius X. Father Patrick Rutledge, the parish rector, is on the left.

The Christian Withdrawal Experiment

Feeling out of step with the mores of contemporary life, members of a conservative-Catholic group have built a thriving community in rural Kansas. Could their flight from mainstream society be a harbinger for the nation? By Emma Green, Atlantic, December 31, 2019 Half an hour down the... read more

More Reasons to Avoid Public Education

By Tom Allen, Crisis, June 27, 2019 My family experienced public school for the first time this past semester and it was, well … memorable, up to and including last weekend’s graduation ceremonies. After 20 years of private Catholic schooling from K through college for our first three... read more