Why homeschooling is growing

Common Core adds to the mix

The following comes from a Sept. 1 posting by Nicole Russell on The Federalist. Fifteen years ago, the homeschooling movement seemed small, obscure, and, frankly, a bit scary. As a group, they seemed to be running away from the “immoral” public school system, and you were as likely to find them on a ramshackle farm in the middle of nowhere as doing seventh-grade Algebra at a … [Read more...]

Presidential hopeful is guided by Catholic faith

How Jeb Bush has changed after his conversion

The following comes from a March 17 New York Times article by Michael Paulson: Twenty years after Jeb Bush converted to Catholicism, the religion of his wife, following a difficult and unsuccessful political campaign that had put a strain on his marriage, his faith has become a central element of the way he shapes his life and frames his views on public policy. And now, … [Read more...]

Ave Maria gets reprieve

District court says HHS new regs not enough

The following comes from an Oct. 29 story on the website of the Catholic News Agency. A federal court in Florida has granted Ave Maria University preliminary protection from the federal contraception mandate, which the school has challenged on religious freedom grounds. “After dozens of court rulings, the government still doesn't seem to get that it can't force faith … [Read more...]