The barbarians inside the gates

Jun 19, 2020 by

by Melanie Phillips: For the past three decades, some of us have been warning that the inevitable outcome of what the universities have been pumping out under the misnomer of “education” would be what we are indeed seeing today – a shocking and violent onslaught against the core western and civilised values that they have so systematically undermined. It was university-based dogma that abolished objectivity and replaced it by the authority of subjective feelings. All values became relative....

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Parents, take action now over this sex brainwashing

Jun 2, 2020 by

by Susan Mason, The Conservative Woman: A NEW law about relationships and sex education (RSE) comes into effect for all schools in England this September. Children from the age of four will be taught what schools think they should learn about sex, sexuality and gender dysphoria. Unfortunately, this law has created an environment where children can be misled, confused and in some cases prematurely sexualised. Serious issues have already arisen where schools have been teaching RSE early. For...

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Another three councils drop their ‘trans toolkits’

May 23, 2020 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Dear marriage supporter, We recently wrote to you with several pieces of good news in the battle against harmful transgender ideology. I am pleased to say that there is now more to share. After being threatened with legal action, Warwickshire and Oxford Council pulled misleading materials which promoted transgenderism in schools. Increasing concerns over the legality of the ‘trans toolkits’ has now seen Shropshire, Kent and Barnsley councils follow suit. These...

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Homeschooling during lockdown: breakdown or breakthrough?

May 22, 2020 by

from Christian Concern: Janine Bell is the Country Coordinator for home education programme Classical Conversations UK and Ireland. Here, she shares how to deal with the pressures of home education and make the most of the opportunity to disciple your children during lockdown. “I realised that, after all my years of schooling and reading, I lacked the resources to answer the big questions of life.” Mike Matthews ‘Finding Our Way’ ‘Answers Vol.9 No.3 July-Sept 2014 “Knowledge puffs up [makes...

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Coronavirus lockdowns causes spike in families favoring homeschooling

May 18, 2020 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: If increasing numbers of families decide to pursue these options for themselves, we will be threatening the secular progressive agenda in a real and definite way. Just weeks after Harvard law professor Elizabeth Bartholet recommended a ban on homeschooling in order to counter the influence of Christian and conservative parents, a stunning new poll from RealClear Opinion Research of 2,122 registered voters shows that COVID-19 lockdowns have had an unlikely...

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Elite Imperialist Crusade Against Homeschooling

Apr 21, 2020 by

by Rod Dreher, The American Conservative: This story from Harvard magazine about the evils “risks” of homeschooling has lit up my various networks like nothing else lately. Here’s how it starts: Rapidly increasing number of American families are opting out of sending their children to school, choosing instead to educate them at home. Homeschooled kids now account for roughly 3 percent to 4 percent of school-age children in the United States, a number equivalent to those attending charter...

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