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With CC every week is Christian Education Week

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by John
Monday, 24 April, 2017
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April 24-30 is Christian Education Week, and, although Classical Conversations doesn’t specifically celebrate the week, in a broader sense, for CC, every week of the year is Christian Education Week. We believe that true Christianity and true education are inseparable...
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Why Homeschool?

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: March 1, 2011 Recent news coverage of homeschooling has revealed a seventy-five percent increase in homeschooling in the past eight...
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Plundering the Egyptians

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I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, and it shall be, when you go, that you shall not go empty-handed. But every woman shall ask of her neighbor, namely, of her who dwells near her house, articles of silver, articles of gold, and clothing; and...
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Exploring the Challenge Programs: Why Study ‘Old-Fashioned’ Subjects?

The Classical Conversations’ Challenge programs introduce students to many valuable subjects as they practice the skills of learning. These subjects include some that are undisputedly regarded as significant today, such as algebra, while others have fallen out of favor...
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What Is Classical Education?

The word classical or classic brings to mind a range of images. Some might think of classical music, classical literature, or a bald, bearded philosopher in a flowing robe. Classical education can be summarized simply as a set of skills (the Trivium) and a core content...
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