What Happens at a Christian Home-Schooling Convention?

When I heard that the Illinois Christian Home Educators‘ annual convention was coming to town, I knew I wanted a first-hand account of what happens there — partly because I’m not Christian, and partly because I teach at a public school. Would it fit my stereotypes or would it defy them? When I saw that [Read More...]

Thank Your Teachers

Vjack wrote a beautiful post the other day about a high school teacher of his who recently passed away: I learned that my favorite high school teacher died recently. I regret that I didn’t make more of an effort to keep in touch with him over the years. The last time I saw him was [Read More...]

The Liberal Bias on Sesame Street…

No, really. I heard it on FOX News. So it must be true. Because we all know how Cookie Monster used all that welfare money on his addiction… And Elmo was red! That Commie bastard. (Thanks to Shannon for the link) [Read more...]

Can I Attend… and Get a Scholarship?

Imagine a small university where your professors include Richard Dawkins (Evolutionary Biology), Niall Ferguson (Economics), Lawrence Krauss (Cosmology), and Stephen Pinker (Philosophy/Psychology), with the role of Dumbledore played by AC Grayling. That school is being formed right now and it plans to open in a year: The New College of the Humanities in central London [Read More...]

The Graduation Was Like ‘a Revival Meeting’

I know you’re all wondering what happened at the Medina Valley Independent School District’s graduation in Castroville, Texas yesterday since the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said prayers would be allowed there. Have a look: The headline at the Christian Post says it all: “Texas Graduation Takes Advantage of Prayer Ruling, Goes All Out” [Read More...]