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Common Objections to Christian Classical Education: A Response

Though the philosophy and practice of Christian Classical education stretches back thousands of years in Western Civilization,  it’s recovery in America began as an obscure, grassroots movement  of private schools in the 1980’s.  Since then, it has become one of the most powerful international educational reform movements in decades.   In our culture of secular-progressive, mass public education, Christian Classical education is not “mainstream” and the educational establishment often feels deeply threatened by it.  Here, then, is my response to seven of the most common objections to Christian Classical education put forward by mainstream educational pundits.

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