As school ramps up again, discussions regarding how to improve our schools also get going. No matter if you love public education or not, I think everyone agrees that the system could be better. Be it entire schools that are failing, the emphasis on test scores over actual learning, or the elimination of [...]
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By Bill Shiell
My greatest hopes, fears, etc. for the school year are related to the uninformed Christian parents who pull children out of public schools on faulty logic and reasoning. We are public school people, and we’re committed to the program here. We have a good school and a good school system. It’s not perfect, [...]
By Jim Vining
It is pretty easy to collect theology.
It is a bit more difficult to apply it.
Tuesday was one of those days when I had to remember what I say I believe. Tuesday was my son’s first day of school. Sure, he has been in pre-school for a dozen hours a week, but this is [...]
It’s that time of year again – students are heading back to school. While it was fun sending my husband back to school (seminary) last year, this year was the first time I have sent a child off to school. Granted, Emma is only in a half-day three day a week preschool program, but it [...]
There is a lively discussion on he topic of Christians and Public Education over at Jesus Creed. I wanted to point it out for the interested.
This reflection comes from my wife, Ricci.
Since the birth of our daughter, maybe even before, I’ve been thinking about homeschooling.
A little background to give you perspective is that I’m a trained public school teacher. And having worked with some extremely educated, creative, and indefatigable people, I have nothing but respect for the profession. [...]