Education Inequality is Family ‘Inequality’

Over at the Hechingerreport.com, Sarah Garland wonders how we can move toward ending “racial inequality in gifted education” programs. Garland laments the following: Gifted and talented programs have been the target of criticism ever since the concept took hold in the 1970s as huge demographic changes were transforming urban school districts. Continue Reading...

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Pope Francis: For the Church, the City, and the World

Pope Francis Surprise was the reaction in Rome on hearing of the elevation of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, to the Papacy. My colleagues in Rome told me that the Plaza was unusually quiet as the people tried to figure out what was going on.   Continue Reading...

Samuel Gregg: Is Pope Francis a Man of the Left?

Pope Francis At National Review Online, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg talks about the “profound illustration of the limits of applying secular political categories to something like the Catholic Church.” He goes on to discuss the “particular concerns” that Pope Francis has regarding economic issues, including materialism and consumerism, and the poor, all reflected through his life of asceticism. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.15.13

Pope Francis and the Papacy Thomas G. Guarino, First Things Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now known as Pope Francis, is the newly elected bishop of Rome. We have already learned some important facts about him . Continue Reading...