Imagine you walk into the kids’ section of the library, two-year-old in tow. You are surrounded by shelves packed with books. Books are standing displayed on top of the shelves. Where do you begin? You see parents thumbing through colorful texts, adding some to their stacks and rejecting others. What are they looking for? Reading to your child from babyhood is one of the most important activities you can do together. Reading aloud creates a bond and boosts social and mental d
One day, several years ago, I was contacted by one of our teachers who had her class lined up near our preschool playground. She was very concerned when a preschooler standing near the fence greeted her class with a very bad word. "What bad word?" you ask. Let’s just say it’s THAT bad word. The one you and I hoped it wouldn’t be. Needless to say, we were both shocked. I knew immediately that I would have to contact this child’s parents to discuss the incident. While I m
Why spend money sending your child to a private "Christian" school when public and charter (also public) schools are free?
Part 1 of this series focused on higher academic achievement in private Christian schools when compared to public and charter schools.
However, the primary reason to choose cost-based Christian education is not solely academic but also ideological.
Adolf Hitler said it this way, “Let me control the textbooks and I will control the state.
Why spend money sending your child to a private "Christian" school when public and charter (also public) schools are free? Part 1
This is a big question surrounding many of today's families. In a cultural climate where academic competition and moral decay are both on the rise at alarming rates, what value does the financial sacrifice hold for a private Christian education? Fortunately, valuable research can shed a little light on this question and helps to identify the pri