Education

Our kids spend a good part of their lives in school, therefore their educational experience is having an important role in shaping their lives. Click on the following links for articles dealing with the issues related to Education.  For additional information on this topic, please check our news, links, and reading list pages.

Mindy Meier: Sex on campus - Derek Melleby interviews author Minday Meier about Donna Freitas' book Sex & the Soul

 

Finding campus community - What can be done to help students make wise decisions in how they spend their time and who they spend their time with in college

 

Hazing: Not just for college anymore - A look at the latest hazing trends in both high school and college

 

Youth group gone wild - What you can do now to prepare kids for college

 

Life after high school - CPYU interview with author and professor Dr. Tim Clydesdale about his book The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens After High School

Why students abandon their faith - Lessons from William Wilberforce

God in the gap year - More and more students are taking a year off before heading to college

The beginnings of vocation - Deciding on a major. Download this article as a .pdf handout.

Choosing a college - Questions students should ask as they seek a college that will positively nurture the entirety of their being, by Matthew J. Reitnour

Life after high school: A conversation with ministry veteran Steven Garber - How youth ministries can help students with the transition from high school to college

Affirming doubt - Helping students ask and answer tough questions

Prepare for college: Read the Bible - Students who desire to transition smoothly from high school to college should read and understand the Bible

Conversations for the college bound - What high school students heading to college should think about before making the transition

The lion, the witch and the college campus - Key issues students face when transitioning from high school to college and the relevancy of C.S. Lewis for college students

Navigating the college transition - An article in Comment Magazine from CPYU's own Derek Melleby with Susan den Herder

Havin' a party - A look into the party scene on college campuses

College prep: Helping the teens you know transition to the university years.

What's up with the cheating? - How cheating has become a big problem, and what we can do to help.

What's up with bullying? - The latest research on bullying along with personal and cultural impacts of bullying.

An Insider's Look at Getting Involved in School - A primer on how parents can get more involved in their child's education.

Channel One: Turn it On...or Turn it Off? - An exploration of the controversial in-classroom news and entertainment service.

There is a Virus in the Air - Violence and school shootings.

Yes Nate, really! - Passing on the truth of God's commandments to our kids