Tag: education

Articles, Culture, Science & Society

Meet the parents leading the charge against critical race theory

Source: Kurt Mahlburg via mercatornet.comReprinted with permission. Fighting the American version of Mao’s Cultural Revolution Critical, race and theory are three words that have been lighting up media outlets across the United States. A debate that began among cultural pundits has now broken out into the national spotlight, as parents confront school district boards […]

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Presentations, Videos

The Good the Church Does

Source: Iona Institute via YouTube The Catholic Church receives a lot of criticism (some of it deserved), but it also does a lot of good every minute of every day as this new video from The Iona Institute explains. Please watch and share! Header image: Carlos Daniel via cathopic.com

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Articles, Culture, Science & Society

Investigated, Silenced, Course Cancelled

Up until 2013, physics professor Eric Hedin taught an interdisciplinary honors seminar at Ball State University (BSU) called Boundaries of Science. This was not a straight physics or cosmology class, but an elective interdisciplinary course designed to “emphasiz[e]… the relationships of the sciences to human concerns and society,” and it explored scientific evidence for intelligent design, among other topics related to science and faith.

Articles, Culture, Science & Society, Education

Faith and Family Play a Bigger Role in Academic Achievement Than Race or Socioeconomic Status

Source: William Jeynes via thepublicdiscourse.comOriginally appeared int Public Discourse, the journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton NJ, and is reprinted with permission. William Jeynes is Professor of Education at California State University, Long Beach. He graduated first in his class from Harvard University. He has served as a speaker and advisor for […]

Articles, Culture, Science & Society, Education

Schools Fundamentally Unchanged Since 1918 (USA)

Source: Bailey Takacs in System Change at the Discovery Institute via discovery.orgReprinted with permission. Bailey Takacs currently serves as development program coordinator to Discovery Institutes’ American Center for Transforming Education and Development team.  “All parents should be able to know what their children are learning, and for those paying attention […]