The Importance of Cultivating Virtue in Our Students

“Parents have long lamented, and rightly so, a society seemingly unconcerned with the condition of our national ethos and the degradation of culture that has followed. Many do not know their history and thus cannot appreciate all that has been bequeathed to them through the sacrifices of those who came before us.”

What is American Classical Education?

Dr. Kathleen O’Toole is assistant provost for K-12 Education at Hillsdale College. Through Hillsdale’s Barney Charter School Initiative, the Hillsdale K-12 Education team partners with organizations across America to expand classical education.

The Education of a Human

“Classical education is the most proven form of education in human history, producing the greatest thinkers and leaders in Western Civilization from the ancient Greeks to the American Founders. Because of its inherent rigor, many parents ask themselves if classical education is the correct choice for children of varying academic abilities.”

Classical Education and Equality

In Washington, D.C., battles over education are not only common but expected. But, on the north side of town, a passionate battle to preserve the classics is taking place at Howard University, beyond the political landscape surrounding its campus.