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What about “Parochiaid”?

The matter of public funds for private and parochial schools is one of the most controversial issues that face both the legislatures of our nation and the people within this nation. Indeed. every citizen has taken upon himself the responsibility to speak on this subject as is evident from the letters to the editor in […]

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Viewpoint

HONESTLY NOW The devil has one tactic which he seems to put to regular use; at least, it seems to be in current vogue. The devil regularly uses a truth as a foil or as a kind of backdrop against which he perpetrates a monstrous lie. At present integrity is his “thing.” Recently, he has […]

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As a community of Christian citizens, we believe that God has given certain basic responsibilities to parents in the education of their children. Parents are called by God to sec to it that their children are adequately educated. They are also responsible to God for determining the religious direction of their children’s education. We believe […]

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The Ecclesiastical Church has no business to operate day schools. The Roman Catholics, Baptists, Lutherans and Seventh Day Adventists are wrong in running their weekday schools. The task of the church institute is to preach the Word and administer the sacraments: It is not mandated to teach molecular activity, Spanish grammar, Civil War strategy and […]

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The Place of Christ in Christian Education

There is in the state of Wisconsin a small, but well known city -Green Bay. This city is well known because it is the home of what used to be the most powerful and successful football team ever assembled in this country. The citizens of this city are avid supporters of their football team. So […]

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72 Teachers Crossed the Street

The National Union of Christian Schools’ Teachers Recruitment Committee is struggling with a difficult problem; how to solve the teacher shortage in Our Christian schools. Last June 422 teachers left our Christian schools. Of these 72 left for other occupations and another 72 transferred to public schools. (By comparison; Calvin College and Dordt College graduated […]

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Bigger Vision in Christian Education

Difficult Times Education faces mounting difficulties in our land. This is true of all school-systems: Public, Roman Catholic and Christian, though the problems are not identical in each. Goals, philosophy, curricula, methods, standards, manpower and costs are areas fraught with many questions and few answers. Christian schools have not been spared these problems. In many […]

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Servants of Christ

Never in the history of mankind was the urgency of Christian education more pronounced. Taylor in his book, published last year, The Christian Philosophy of Law, Politics and the State puts it this way. “The battle for the minds of future generations of Americans, Britons and Canadians will be won or lost in the schools, and […]

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What are the Advantages-if any-of Consolidation

Even though consolidation might be shown to have advantages, some of us could never accept it. Why not? We arc convinced it violates the most basic principle of Christian education, that is, that the parents are responsible for the education of their children. How does it violate this principle? By taking the parent another step—a giant step—away […]

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Background to Consolidation

For non-residents of Grand Rapids a word of explanation may be in order with reference to the recent consolidation issue in that city. The proposal to consolidate the Christian Schools of Grand Rapids included nine elementary and/or junior high schools and Grand Rapids Christian High. The ten existing school societies and their boards would have been […]

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