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Lessons Learned Last Year

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All’s well that ends well? I hope so, because this academic year is ending very well, but that is not to say that the entire year has been smooth sailing. There have been some choppy seas on our Challenge II journey—even a couple of storms. After one such storm, we...
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How Do I Get Ready for Next Year?

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Spring is in full bloom; April is quickly becoming history and May is soon to be upon us. Many Foundations programs are complete and for Challenge students the end is near. But… As we breathe a well-earned sigh of relief, we must face the facts—the glorious facts—that...
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Letter to a New CC Mom (continued)

What am I going to neglect and what am I going to pursue? My last article left us with this probing question as we pondered Leigh Bortins’s words… ...And I see frustrated parents who have over-estimated their high school child’s elementary education, realize they have...
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You Might Be a "Drop Out" Parent If....

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Classical Conversations stresses parent involvement. In fact, parents are supposed to be the primary teachers. And for the most part, parents are the primary teachers. Taking on that role is never easy, but it is probably easier to do when the children are young. It...
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When Failure Becomes Success--A Mother's Story

In the midst of failure, it is not always easy to see God's purposes. About seven years ago, I was in a set routine. I had already experienced life as an engineer for a Fortune 500 company, as well as life as a high school math teacher for everything from precalculus...
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