Education

Debaters rattle off arguments at a blistering pace, sometimes more than 300 words per minute. (image by istock.)
Arts & Culture Ideas
Jack McCordickSeptember 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)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Proponents say the program will help to provide scholarships for 6,000 to 10,000 students in religious and other private schools statewide.
Faith Faith in Focus
Ellen B. KoneckAugust 24, 2017
I have found that it is unproductive to force theological ideas into the minds of students despite their disinterest.
Arts & Culture Books
William J. ByronAugust 15, 2017
Where elite secular schools fall short of setting the tone needed to humanize the world of business, Catholic schools can deliver.
Members of Chicago's St. Malachy School drum corps play during a rally for school choice outside an Illinois state building in Chicago in September 2014. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Eight months into his presidency, advocates of “school choice” wonder if the president will be able to deliver on his promise.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsAugust 09, 2017
Heavy debt from a college education can only make it more difficult for young adults to undertake the commitments of marriage and parenthood.