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“Character education: as important as academics?”

In the words of a famous dialogue found in the "Laws" by Plato, "but if you ask what is the good of education in general, the answer is easy, that education makes good men,...

“Why Read Literature?”

In her article "Why Read Literature?," literary historian Esther Lombardi raises several interesting questions. Do we read literature purely for enjoyment? Do we read it just to understand other cultures? Is literature simply something...

Summer Art and Music

Summer is an essential time to help your children develop  good habits beyond the classroom. Keeping a routine is vital. Making some time, even if it is just one day a week, to spend...

The School Year is History. Now What?

Summer break is here. Teachers, parents, and students are thinking about ways to enrich their summer festivities with learning. As stories from history can form great discussions in our everyday conversations, the goal is...

A Parent’s Guide to Summer Reading

Keeping up reading during the summer has an impact on academic performance during the school year. Encouraging students to read by making it a natural part of the summer is a great way to...

Have Fun While Learning Math this Summer

While math can seem more difficult to keep up with during the summer, ResponsiveEd’s director of mathematics has a few family-fun suggestions on how to retain and develop math knowledge during the summer. She...

Founders Classical Academy of Flower Mound Celebrates the End of School Year with Revolutionary...

The women and girls come dressed in hoop skirts while the men wear waistcoats and breeches. They hand their cards to the footman and have their names announced. On the last day of school...

ResponsiveEd’s Tyler Classical Academy Students Learn About Robotics and Engineering

At the East Texas State Fair Academic Rodeo this year, Tyler Classical Academy, a ResponsiveEd® charter school, students in elementary and middle school walked away with first place for the Engineering Challenge. Students built...

20 Students from ResponsiveEd’s iSchools Receive Associate Degrees before High School Graduation

ResponsiveEd’s mastery-based learning programs at its four iSchools have enabled 20 students to graduate with their associate’s degree. While the Houston iSchools are specifically early-college high schools and located on college campuses, the Amarillo...

First Graduates from Founders Classical Academy of Leander Get a Special Sendoff

At the Founders Classical Academy of Leander inaugural graduation ceremony, the 11 graduating seniors not only got to hear remarks from America's favorite game show host, they also learned that the school won a...