Category Archives: Education

Where the Louisiana Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

The CatholicVote.org Research Team has been hard at work this election season to ensure that Catholic voters across the country are well-informed when they reach the polls. For our friends in Louisiana, we have pored through the public statements and positions of Bill Cassidy, Rob Maness and Mary Landrieu on issues that matter to Catholics. We believe [...]

A culture of “men without chests?”

October 11, 2014 saw a new call in the fight to reclaim control over our children’s education and to defeat the dumbed-down, relativist invasion of education content.  At the annual St. Charles Catholic Men’s Conference in Carthagena, Ohio, a packed house of over 100 men listened as Heidi Huber of Ohioans Against Common Core briefed [...]

Where the Michigan Senate candidates stand on the issues

The Senate race in Michigan is still close.  Here at CV, our team has been watching Terri Lynn Land and Gary Peters so we can offer Catholic voters in Michigan a recommendation. Many issues are at stake in this election, and the Michigan race is crucial to get our country back on track. This flyer [...]

Las Vegas School District Considers Teaching 5-8 Year Olds About Masturbation

The Clark County School Board is considering changes to its sex education curriculum, including the possibility of teaching five to eight year old children that “touching and rubbing one’s genitals to feel good is called masturbation.”  You can read articles about it here and here. A proposal like this provides evidence in support of the [...]

Robert Bellarmine and Global Warming

In the popular imagination, Galileo was a courageous champion of Science (YAY!) against the corrupt and backwards Catholic Church. (BOOO!) This simplistic view is attractive to people with a natural hostility to people of faith. It is also false. On this feast of Saint Robert Bellarmine, we should remember that, contrary to the standard narrative, [...]

Did Notre Dame Just Go Off the Cliff?

Despite its ongoing lawsuit against the Obama administration over its employee health care plan, the University of Notre Dame’s student insurance plan will cover contraceptives and abortifacients. This is bad news.  Really bad. And for a lot of people holding out hope for, or actively working for, the renewal of Catholic identity at Notre Dame, [...]

UPDATE: Dictionary goes ideological, slams those who “homeschool”

  UPDATE: Dictionary.com has removed the offensive “recommended sentences” which slammed homeschooling. Thanks to all who wrote in. For those asking, here was a screenshot of the offensive words.   Because of course a dictionary has to become ideological… If you look up “homeschool” over at Dictionary.com, you get the following “example sentences” which use [...]

Putting Student Loans in Perspective

Josh Mercer posted a story below about Mark Cuban and student loans, so I thought it only fair that the opposite argument should appear here. Full disclosure: In order to write this post I’m taking a break from trying to figure out how the next fiscal year budget will stretch to meet my department’s needs [...]


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