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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
The dog days of August are also the first week of school for millions of students, parents and teachers. Want some advice on how to handle it? Generations of America contributors have had thoughts on the subject.
Politics & SocietyNews
Kate Scanlon - OSV News
Policies governing transgender students have become controversial of late.
A scene from the film Dead Poets Society of students outside in gym gear carrying their professor, played by Robin Williams
Arts & CultureIdeas
Elizabeth Grace Matthew
Mr. Keating and his real-life counterparts now dominate secondary and post secondary education. That’s a problem.
Catholic schools may lose the ability to enforce dress codes, among other policies, if they “go public” and become charter schools. In this 2016 file photo, students in dress shirts and sweaters read at their desks at Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park, Md. (OSV Newsnphoto/CNS file, Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kathleen Porter-Magee
Oklahoma has approved public funding for what would be the nation’s first Catholic charter school. What could be the trade-offs in terms of autonomy and religious freedom?
This week on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley chat with Linda K. Wertheimer about her recent article about renewed efforts in some parts of the country to get prayer back into public schools.
Justice Hardy, a writer on the television series "True Lies," holds up a sign as members of The Writers Guild of America picket outside Warner Bros. Studios, on May 2, 2023, in Burbank, Calif. The use of ChatGPT is as controversial in the entertainment industry as it is in schools. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
LuElla D'Amico
Even writing instructors are being pressured to use ChatGPT, and to allow their students to use it. But if allow such shortcuts in the creative process, we endanger our students’ psychological development.