Education

Pope Francis greets members of the Italian Association of Catholic Teachers during a Jan. 5 meeting in Clementine Hall at the Vatican. The group of elementary school teachers recently held its national congress in Rome. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
They need to be "capable of caring and tenderness—I am thinking of bullying here—free from widespread fallacies" that claim the only way to be worth anything is "to be competitive, aggressive and tough toward others
Nathan Schneider November 22, 2017
The goal is not to make sure everyone is safe and secure. It is to enable a few people to do really, really well.
Debaters rattle off arguments at a blistering pace, sometimes more than 300 words per minute. (image by istock.)
Jack McCordick September 26, 2017
300 Words a Minute, and Going Nowhere: High School Debate Today.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks on July 26,  on the first day of a special session on education funding at the state Capitol. (Justin Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
Michael J. O’Loughlin August 31, 2017
Proponents say the program will help to provide scholarships for 6,000 to 10,000 students in religious and other private schools statewide.
Ellen B. Koneck August 24, 2017
I have found that it is unproductive to force theological ideas into the minds of students despite their disinterest.
William J. Byron August 15, 2017
Where elite secular schools fall short of setting the tone needed to humanize the world of business, Catholic schools can deliver.