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Could your child enter Harvard in 1869? What the entrance exam to Harvard College tells us about classical education in America

Harvard College adopted the following words, based on their mission statement, as part of their “Rules and Precepts” in 1646: Let every Student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and...
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Know Your Story and Embrace the Journey

 My grandfather is one of my heroes.  Sergeant Julius Oser of U.S. Army 2nd Armored Division received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart after enlisting in the Army during the height of World War II. He was a quiet, humble, hardworking man with a deep...
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History, Government, and Economics, Oh My!

“As with government and economics, history helps students understand what it means to be human, and it informs their identity as a member of a particular history. Furthermore, it demands that they ask certain questions and make certain judgements” (Leigh Bortins, The...
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History Lessons

History is where I have learned the most about classical education—well, that and Latin, math, science, literature, and music. Every subject, I suppose, teaches us about classical education, if we study it classically. Every subject becomes an example by which we can...
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Sequential History and Classical Conversations

The glory of God is to conceal a matter; the honor of kings is to search out a matter. -Proverbs 25:2 A number of people have recently asked me, “Where is the classical history?” What I suspect they mean is “Where is the history sequence promoted by ‘traditional’...
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