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Summer Leisure with ACCS

Atlanta, GA, June 17-21, 2024BY LILY SAVAGE A Reflection on the National Honor Choir Aristotle in...

Before My Own

I never thought I would end up in the middle of an F2 tornado – especially not in Knoxville,...

Before My Own

I never thought I would end up in the middle of an F2 tornado – especially not in Knoxville,...

All Things Wise and Wonderful

All Things Wise and Wonderful

BY JUNIUS JOHNSON "All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, Twas God that made them all." —Cecil Frances Alexander The World through the Eyes of a Child A favorite word of adults is just: “It’s just a stick;” “It’s...

The Good Soil Study:
Alumni life outcomes by type of school, including ACCS.

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“Aeneid the Musical”

“Aeneid the Musical”

Epic Poem Turned Musical: Aeneid the Musical Five seniors turn their thesis into something different "We are hoping to write a musical! And then...

EYE ON EDUCATION

A Nation of Biblical Illiterates

A timely wake-up call for Christian parents and pastors The Cultural Research Center of Arizona Christian University has released its American Worldview Inventory 2022. The results are disconcerting, to put it mildly. Two-thirds of parents of pre-teens in America...

200 New Classical Christian Schools Open in Just 2 Years

For the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS), 30 years of hard work is starting to pay off. Dr. Timothy Dernlan, vice president of member services and advancement at ACCS, told The Lion that 100 new ACCS schools opened in the past year. ...

Classical Education Meets New College of Florida

DeSantis’ College Appointees Like Chris Rufo Show The Battle For America’s Academies Is Far From Over ... Shortly after the announcement was made, DeSantis’ chief of staff, James Uthmeier, indicated that a priority of the new trustees would be establishing a...

Can the Classic Learning Test Replace the SAT?

On this episode of Take Back Our Schools, Andrew and Beth welcome classical education innovator Jeremy Tate who talks about his experiences teaching in inner city New York City and what led him to found the Classic Learning Test, a standardized test for classical...

ACT Test Scores Drop to Lowest Point in 30 Years

ACT scores have dropped to their lowest point in 30 years according to AP News, based on a recent report from the ACT. According to AP News: The class of 2022′s average ACT composite score was 19.8 out of 36, marking the first time since 1991 that the average score...

Taming Your Inner Mama Bear

Principles for dealing with sins against your kids “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” (Proverbs 19:11) While I was out shopping recently, I noticed a woman wearing a shirt stamped with the words “MAMA BEAR” in all caps....

The Consolation of Philosophy

Don't Forget God's Sovereignty How Great Literature Helps Us Understand Our World BY BILL STUTZMAN* Falsely accused and imprisoned, Boethius has lost everything and cannot understand why. While wallowing in the empty comforts of self-indulgent poetry (did someone say,...

The Classics are for Struggling Readers, Too

His challenges to reading began early, with two eye muscle surgeries by age four and numerous months of doctor’s appointments, eye patching, and changing glasses prescriptions before he ever entered the doors of his classical school.  Desiring to give our son a firm...

Why Do Men Think of Rome?

By David Goodwin In October, 2023, a social media user posted about her surprise after a random conversation revealed her husband thought of Rome several times every day. The post went viral. After women began asking men about Rome and posting similar results, the...

Better is Better Than Old or New

BY BILL STUTZMANWhen it comes to educational comparisons, even classical types might fall for the old fallacy of “chronological snobbery,” as C.S. Lewis called it.[1] In the classical world we readily accept that newer does not equal better, but we sometimes forget...

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Taming Your Inner Mama Bear

Taming Your Inner Mama Bear

Principles for dealing with sins against your kids “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.” (Proverbs...

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Lifebuoys  for the Soul

Lifebuoys for the Soul

By Emily Morales Apologetics Resources Equip Parents for Today’s Ideological Arena If you have seen the holiday classic, A Christmas Story, then you...

Classical Conundrums: Why Dances?

Classical Conundrums: Why Dances?

Have questions about classical Christian education?  We are here to help! Q:  Why do classical Christian schools have traditional folk dances...

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The Consolation of Philosophy

The Consolation of Philosophy

Don't Forget God's Sovereignty How Great Literature Helps Us Understand Our World BY BILL STUTZMAN* Falsely accused and imprisoned, Boethius has lost everything and cannot understand why. While wallowing in the empty comforts of self-indulgent poetry (did someone say,...

Life Skills

Life Skills

“And having thus passed the principles of arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and geography, with a general compact of physics, they may descend in mathematics to the instrumental science of trigonometry, and from thence to fortification, architecture, engineering, and...

Parent Reading Lists: Read and Listen Survey Results

Parent Reading Lists: Read and Listen Survey Results

Photo by Frank Holleman on UnsplashREAD & LISTEN: SURVEY RESULTSBooks about Classical Education ▾Books from the Classroom ▾Podcasts forKids ▸Read about CCE from A-Z ▸ Rewind: Audiobooks for Summer Afternoons ▸"CHRISTIAN PARENTS are ultimately responsible for the...

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200 New Classical Christian Schools Open in Just 2 Years

For the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS), 30 years of hard work is starting to pay off. Dr. Timothy Dernlan, vice president of member services and advancement at ACCS, told The Lion that 100 new ACCS schools opened in the past year. ...

Classical Education Meets New College of Florida

DeSantis’ College Appointees Like Chris Rufo Show The Battle For America’s Academies Is Far From Over ... Shortly after the announcement was made, DeSantis’ chief of staff, James Uthmeier, indicated that a priority of the new trustees would be establishing a...

Can the Classic Learning Test Replace the SAT?

On this episode of Take Back Our Schools, Andrew and Beth welcome classical education innovator Jeremy Tate who talks about his experiences teaching in inner city New York City and what led him to found the Classic Learning Test, a standardized test for classical...

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Recovering Classical Christian Education

Recovering Classical Christian Education

Associates for Biblical Research Mr. John Mark Niehls, headmaster of ACCS member Coventry Christian Schools in Pottstown, PA, explains the "Gospel-centered and time tested alternative: Classical Christian Education." To say that western society is destroying itself...

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

A New Documentary: The Miseducation of America

By David Goodwin, President, ACCSIn this article: The Story of Education | A Two-year Project | Inside the Documentary | Out-takes and Fun Facts | Paideia Battle for the American Mind, by Pete Hegseth and David Goodwin.The #1 New York Times Bestseller Learn...

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