Back to school, back to basics

By Matt Sapp My calendar says that it’s August 5th—almost the exact middle of the summer—but we here in Cherokee County, GA are undergoing a seasonal change of sorts. That’s right, it’s back to school time for parents and grandparents and students and teachers all over Georgia.  So no matter what the sun or theContinue reading “Back to school, back to basics”

Common Core Christianity

By Joe LaGuardia There is no little controversy surrounding education reform of late, particularly as it relates to Common Core, an education initiative originally proposed by governors across the nation.  Common Core, though confused by myths and misnomers, provides nationally-recognized benchmark standards and competencies in mathematics and language arts. When I taught high school social studies, I sawContinue reading “Common Core Christianity”