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Chesterton Academy Students’ ACT Scores Continue to Rise with Our Network’s Award-Winning Curriculum!
We do not have ACT data yet on Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee since we just opened this past fall, but we are pleased to share the impressive ACT average scores from the founding Chesterton Academy in Edina, MN. All network schools use the same Cardinal Newman …
How do we teach beauty?
We’re delighted to let you know that Dale was awarded an honorary doctorate from The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts last weekend, when he delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2017. Click here to read about his address and to read an …
The CLT is the new college admissions test now accepted at over fifty colleges nationwide in lieu of the SAT/ACT. The CLT was written specifically for the homeschooled and privately educated student in mind. The Classic Learning Test Scholarship: Be the 1st high school student …
Choosing a College: Advice to My Son
“(The Chesterton curriculum) treats Catholicism as a complex culture with its own language, literature, history, philosophy, economics, music and art. The faith is more than cult and code. It uses the tools of philosophy and theology to explore the truth of Catholicism with intellectual rigor. …
“”In The Case for Catholic Education, Ryan Topping argues that the core of the crisis in Catholic education “is born chiefly of our lack of confidence in truth.” The direct result of this lack of confidence, Topping says, is the “uninspired and uninspiring view of the …
Chesterton Academy superintendent Dave Beskar participated in a panel talk. A Cardinal Newman society speaker said, “if we’re not forming the next generation of Catholics, I don’t know who will be sitting in the pews or leading the Church.” Speaker: Catholic schools must cultivate identity …
“Lewis suggested that “the decay of our old classical learning is a contributary cause of atheism,” so its neglect has contributed to the decline of aesthetic judgment as well. “ https://www.circeinstitute.org/blog/real-and-fake-or-why-rhetoric-schools-matter