Articles

A collection of articles in support of or highlighting Catholic classical liberal arts education. 

GENERAL OVERVIEWS OF THE CATHOLIC CLASSICAL LIBERAL ARTS MOVEMENT

“A Case for Classical Education” | FirstThings.com – September 7, 2012

“Classical Schools Put Plato Over iPad” | CNN.com – June 21, 2013

“Classical Education Makes a Comeback” | National Catholic Register – August 30, 2014

“The Practicality of the Catholic Liberal Arts” | America Magazine – June 17, 2015

“Will More Catholic Schools Pivot from Common Core to Classical Education?” | National Catholic Register – April 28, 2016

“More Catholic Schools are Making the Switch to Classical Curricula” | The Catholic World Report – September 23, 2016

“To Found a School” | Building Catholic Culture – August 11, 2019

 

FEATURES OF CATHOLIC CLASSICAL LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOLS

“A New (Old) Model for Catholic Schools” | CatholiCity.com – December 17, 2010 

“Embracing a Classical Education” | The Washington Post Magazine – April 10, 2011

“Rural School Embraces Classical Education, Catholic Identity” | Catholic News Agency – February 4, 2014

“New Catholic School to Take Old Approach” | The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN) – March 12, 2016

 

GENERAL SUPPORT OF CLASSICAL LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION

“11 Reasons to Ignore the Haters and Major in the Humanities” | Business Insider – June 27, 2013

“Why America’s Obsession with STEM Education is Dangerous” | The Washington Post – March 26, 2015

“Liberal Arts in the Data Age” | Harvard Business Review – July/August 2017 

“What Critics of a Liberal Arts and Sciences Education are Missing” | Fox News – June 13, 2018

“Five Misconceptions about the Liberal Arts” | August 16, 2019

“Newman’s Children: John Senior” | The Catholic Thing – September 3, 2019

“What Today’s College Students Can Learn from St. Augustine” | America – September 13, 2019

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks to the Law School and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame | October 11, 2019

“A Defense of the Classics in College Entrance Exams” | Inside Higher Ed – October 28, 2019

The Most Unexpected Workplace Trend Coming in 2020: the Return of the Liberal Arts Major” | Inc.com – November 26, 2019