Education, coupled with nutritious food, is a key ingredient in proper human development, which makes possible a wide array of benefits for the individual and society. Christians see each person as intrinsically valuable. As a result, we promote education to enhance the development of a person’s God-given abilities and purposes. It is part of the human flourishing God desires.
Therefore: Baptists and Public Education
At no time since its fragile beginnings has public education more desperately needed clear understanding and strong support than right now. The challenges which schools face are worth our best efforts because the stakes are so high. Let it be said of this generation of citizens that we recognized the challenges and we rose up to meet them. Click here to read more.
Good news on school administrator pay from Houston area
by Ferrell Foster on September 13, 2017 in ethical living blog
This story in today's Houston Chronicle is encouraging in two regards. First, it shows that some high school principals are being paid well. And, second, it reveals that women principals are making as much as men, actually a little more.
Education is critical for helping children achieve their God-given potential. And educators must be paid well if we are to attract high-quality people into this profession. Education is not an easy job, so we must compensate well the people who take this responsibility. Quite frankly, I think quality teachers and school administrators require as much or more expertise as many high-paying jobs, and... [continue]