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Teaching History

A Letter from the Principal Dear Golden View Classical Academy supporter, A typical and sadly misguided criticism of classical education, and really any education that is serious about civic knowledge, comes in the form of a question. Sarcastically, and with a...

Latin, Dead or Alive

Thomas Jefferson, in proposing a course of study for the state of Virginia, wrote this of Latin: I thank on my knees, him who directed my early education, for having put into my possession this rich source of delight, and I would not exchange it for anything which I...

Penmanship for the 21st Century

Many schools no longer teach penmanship and cursive, believing these are obsolete skills in the era of technology and keyboarding. The Ascent Classical Academy believes there are many benefits to cursive and handwriting, among them an acknowledgement of the power of...

A Call to Reinvent Liberal Arts Education

The Founders of America believed a liberal arts education is that worthy of free people. Free people must have a broad education in the World of Man, including history and literature, the World of Nature, to include math and the natural sciences, and the intersection...

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