Should Christian parents send their kids to public school? This topic has received considerable attention in light of The Gospel Coalition (TGC) debate.
Power in a Name
The truth is, a new name changes the lens through which content is perceived and taught.
Online Learning: Three Theological Considerations
Any online program needs to take the community aspects of being online seriously. The last thing any of us want is for online students to spend all day in front of a computer inside.
Online Learning: Important Questions to Ask
In this post we address three more important questions about online learning programs.
Online Learning: Where Do We Begin?
If you are a school administrator, educator, or parent, you have likely been bombarded with information about online learning since the pandemic. There are so many programs that it feels tempting to ignore the subject altogether. However, with many Christian schools looking to meet the demands of college preparatory learning, we at OC Online wanted to share our perspective as … Read More
Student Learning and Enrollment Gains: Christian Schools Flourished Through the Pandemic
As difficult as the past few years have been, Christian schools met the challenge, went above and beyond to serve their families, and continued to flourish.
A Place to Call Home: Belonging in the Body of Christ in Home and School
Zion is a tender-hearted five-year-old who is empathetic and has a heart that beats with joy. At a young age, he is already navigating the pressures to belong, feel accepted, and have a home within a community.
Is Christian Education ‘Worth It’?
Christian education is a formational experience. It is stated in most Christian schools’ missions to offer a Christ-centered education, a high standard for academic rigor, and a response to do kingdom work.
What I Hope for my Daughter: Eyes to See
Diagnosis In 2019, when my daughter Reese was in kindergarten, she was suddenly and unexpectedly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on a Friday in March. We spent the weekend in a local children’s hospital, discharged on Sunday with an expensive pharmacy bill and a very rough understanding of how to replicate the work of our daughter’s now defunct pancreas. On … Read More
When Parents Choose, Kids Win!
Parents have always had a vested interest in their children’s education. Public policy should fiercely defend the right of parents to choose an education for their children because parental choice in education is in the best interest of their children. Parental preference is a powerful predictor of student outcomes. When parents choose, kids win!