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The Classical Model: Preparing Students AND Parents for Post-Graduation Endeavors

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Congratulations, Classical Conversations parent! I am proud to present you with a personal “Certificate of Readiness to Tackle College Admissions and Everything Else that Comes After High School.” At least, I wish I could present each of you with that certificate. Come...
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A Book Review: CCEMA

Have you ever read a book about classical education and been confused about what the classical model really is? Have you attended a workshop about classical education and decided it would be impossible to implement this model at home? Have you gone to a Classical...
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Classical Christian Education Made Approachable: A Review

What is education? Properly speaking, there is no such thing as education. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. - G.K. Chesterton So my question is, “What soul are we passing from our generation to the next?” [This...
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Classical Education Myth #5: Classical education isn't Christian.

Can an education be both classical and Christian? Many parents ask this question every year, unknowingly echoing an age-old query. Parents often associate a classical education with “non-Christian” content such as Greek mythology or philosophy. Naturally, they then...
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The Common Core State Standards Initiative and Centralized Control: An Idea that Simply Won’t Work

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“We believe parents are their children’s primary teachers not because parents know everything but because each child is uniquely (and wonderfully!) made and because the people who know and love a child best are the ones most motivated to help that child succeed.” We...
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