Tag: character education

Faith, school choice & moral foundations

If one wishes a profound historical-dialectical account of the fate of religion in our governmental schools – all in 200 pages – make Craig S. Engelhardt’s new book, “Education Reform: Confronting the Secular Ideal,” your primer. Engelhardt’s guiding principle is constant and plain: If society wants schools that nourish moral[Read More…]

Study: Students in faith-based schools have academic edge over public school peers

For many school choice supporters, enrollment growth across many sectors is reason to cheer. But new research may give policymakers pause about whether they’re pursuing the options that result in the best academic outcomes. William Jeynes, a professor at California State University, Long Beach, and a senior fellow at the[Read More…]