It happens in a Rome preschool. Some teachers at the municipal institution seized and hid from view a Nativity scene that a little girl had brought for her classmates. Teachers and janitors locked themselves in a stubborn secrecy.
With all due respect to U.S. universities and their Italian imitations, only a model of education and assessment focused on the human and cultural growth of the student is capable of grasping and enhancing the enormous complexity of the human mind and its modes of learning.
While I dismiss Calenda's proposal as a boutade, I disagree with the ease with which his detractors have dismissed it without appeal on the sole basis of mismatch with labor market needs.
The stop, at least temporary, to ius scholae is a good thing, but secondary; the real battle is to save the public school, or what remains of it, from the clutches of those who are turning it into the rainbow, politically correct version of the Balilla National Opera.
Never, in Europe, had philosophy been judged useless. Bended, amputated, censored, often even vilified and accused of intellectualism, philosophy has continued to be taught even in the Third Reich and the Soviet Union. In today's Europe, on the contrary, they want to erase it. Why?
The "democratic" school has resulted in a general lowering of the cultural level. Lowering the bar, far from helping the children of the lower classes, as its promoters hoped, has instead condemned them to frequent failure, while the scions of wealthier families still manage to get by.
Italy has the sad record of young NEETs. We complain about politicians aiming at the next elections but not at the next generations, but how, in concrete terms, is it possible to reverse the trend?
Se c’è una Regione che sta diventando laboratorio per l’educazione gender e per la sessualizzazione precoce è sicuramente il Lazio. La sperimentazione del “mondo nuovo” lgbt avviene sulla pelle dei più piccoli.
È legittimo l’intervento della Chiesa cattolica, che non può essere relegata ad una dimensione confessionale quando il tema oggetto dell’intervento ha natura giuridica, stanti le conseguenze dirette sulla libertà di culto.