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A practice of human flourishing

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Home Schooling’s Lessons For Education

Cardus Senior Fellow Deani Van Pelt, and Cardus Education Program Director Beth Green, contend th...

Distinctly Quebec Education

Analyzing data from the Cardus Education Survey, program director Beth Green fills Convivium read...

Before We Write Off "Private" Schools

Are you sure that a little bit of competition to a large education monopoly might not just make e...

Challenging Trinity Western University: When the Law is Inconvenient

So, in this case, the Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia was being asked to consider whether the Nova...

Business Gone Quiet

Canadian businesses tend to be leading players in public policy debates, pushing governments to a...

Time for a national conversation on parental choice in education

There is no funding for independent schools in the province and so Ontario’s parents don’t have a...

Lessons for Ontario: Education Diversity Across Canada

On November 5th, 2015 Cardus convened a group of senior-level stakeholders in education from acro...

A School and a Church at the Heart of a City

This means that we hesitate to acknowledge something really important about the model for teachin...

Common Good & The Classroom

Even when closing schools seems an economic no-brainer, communities should fight back.

The Conversation: Law, Loyola and the Common Good

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Canada declared the government of Quebec had breached the...

Are Private School Students Just Privileged?

If you have a look at the outcomes from the Cardus Education Survey, which interviews the graduat...

Three Assumptions Not to Make About Education

As University of Western Ontario's Derek Allison noted in Cardus's recent report, a "chilly clima...

Strong Communities, Strong Educations

The Pathway to Education programs exemplify subsidiarity by enabling communities to take ownershi...

Toward a Warmer Climate for Ontario's Private Schools

What is Ontario going to do about its private schools? Cardus explores the need for a serious pol...

Loyola: A Momentous Case for Religious Freedom in Education

Cardus presents a quick review of the Loyola High School v. Attorney General of Quebec case to da...

What's all the fuss about Trinity Western University?

The UBC law school resolution suggests that the Law Society should consider disbarring any lawyer...

God's Preferential Option for Public Schools? Some Questions

I'm thinking of Jennifer Slate's more measured essay for Christianity Today's "This Is Our City" ...

Private Schools and Public Good

To the long-term end of a thriving public education system, Benedikt declares that those who send...

What Kind of Teachers Do We Want?

As a parent, I must accept that teachers are included in this old adage: everyone is a believer; ...

Bright Days Ahead for Faith-Based Universities?

Acknowledging that "secular education is not value-free; it often can be anti-religious," she urg...

Private Schools, Public Education

The graduate data from non-government school sectors in Canada are evidence that public education...

Sick Schools, Sick Students, Sick State

Young William Swinimer wore a bright yellow t-shirt emblazoned with the words "Life is Wasted wit...

Equitable Opportunities for All Children

In June 2011, I enjoyed the privilege of lecturing at Acton University 2011 in Grand Rapids, Mich...

Public Interest in Religious Education

Having been at the business of education for several decades now, in classrooms and legislatures ...

Disestablishing Our Secular Schools

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the January 2012 edition of First Things, and is re...

A Different Way

Charles L. Glenn is professor of Educational Leadership and Development and former Dean of the Sc...

School choice and certain vulnerability

Finding the right educational opportunities for their children is not a task that most parents ta...

Making Space for Civilization: Educational Pluralism

What characterizes education in the good society? This is a tremendous subject, and one on which ...

The Christian College has a Public Mission

Institutions of higher education provide a very specific good to the societies around them: they...

The California Table: Connecting Education and Culture

An energetic group of thirty-seven educators, administrators and business and cultural leaders ga...

Faithful and Fruitless in Ontario: Status Quo in Education Policy

The public funding of private religious schools was the flash point, and for John Tory the t...