Category: Education

HonorRollMN.com

HonorRollMN.com

It’s no secret that many Catholic schools are experiencing a loss of traditional Catholic identity, a weakening of academic standards, and the support of views contrary to Church teaching. As a result, schools are...

Catholic Education at a Crossroads

Catholic Education at a Crossroads

Ultimately, what we seek in our leaders we should cultivate in our students: endurance or fortitude, tempered by temperance and erudition, is the core classical virtue celebrated in the West since the times of...

How to Save the Soul of Our Catholic Schools

How to Save the Soul of Our Catholic Schools

“How can we make our school more Catholic?” This is a real question schools ask, some with perplexity. Is it a new curriculum? Better religion classes? Having the kids come to Mass? The answer...

C.S. Lewis Explains How Governments Create ‘Tame Human Animals’

C.S. Lewis Explains How Governments Create ‘Tame Human Animals’

“The modern State exists not to protect our rights but to do us good or make us good – anyway, to do something to us or to make us something. Hence the new name...

Catholic Schools Need Catholic Standards

Catholic Schools Need Catholic Standards

Catholic education’s road to renewal will be paved with genuine Catholic standards, resting on the solid foundation of Catholic teaching and the Church’s vision for Catholic education.

Advice to Parents Worried About Common Core: ‘Get Actively Involved’

Advice to Parents Worried About Common Core: ‘Get Actively Involved’

Dr. Dan Guernsey, director of K-12 Programs at The Cardinal Newman Society, offered advice to the parents of children in both public and Catholic schools that use the Common Core State Standards during a...

For Catholic Schools to Survive, Their Catholicity Must Thrive

For Catholic Schools to Survive, Their Catholicity Must Thrive

As evidenced by the success of many faithful Catholic schools today, I believe that the only path forward for schools that wish to both survive long-term and remain Catholic is to more robustly embrace...

Meeting Point Sex Ed Program Not Ready for Catholic Schools

Meeting Point Sex Ed Program Not Ready for Catholic Schools

Although The Cardinal Newman Society does not formally review educational materials, we have taken a close look at this program because of its high profile, parent concerns about its suitability for Catholic families, and...

An Open Letter to Catholic Educators

An Open Letter to Catholic Educators

Some day we parents will also be among the “cloud of witnesses,” and for your courage, love, faithfulness and perseverance in speaking truth to our children, we will be eternally grateful. https://cardinalnewmansociety.org/an-open-letter-to-catholic-educators/