History at Seton

History has always been a favorite course at Seton. Dr. Anne Carroll who founded Seton School in Manassas, Virginia, and her husband, Dr. Warren Carroll, who founded Christendom College in Front Royal, were two avid lovers of history as well as authors of several history books…

Facts Are What Make History Important

The gatekeepers of higher education have now leveled their red pens to one of the last vestiges of objectivity and scholarship in national social studies: the AP exam…

Learning from History

My two previous columns (available in the online newsletter archive) gave a brief history of the rise, and sadly the partial decline, of Catholic education in the United States. To accomplish the goal of a Catholic education for their children, parents are increasingly turning to homeschooling, but we homeschoolers have many lessons we can learn from the Catholic educators who came before us. For Catholic homeschooling to succeed and thrive in educating future generations, it must remain authentically Catholic, unapologetically rigorous, and marked by a commitment to diligence and order.