Why English Spelling is So Difficult

This article was originally published in 2010.  The CLAA Petty School, which is referred to in this article is being reproduced in 2021. Impatience is the greatest enemy of education and very few families or schools have the patience to study what is necessary to understand complicated subjects.  We might think of Metaphysics or Logic … Continue

Why Study Greek and Latin?

Desiderius Erasmus

It’s the 21st centry.  The dominant languages in the world are English, Chinese and Spanish. Why study Greek and Latin? The Classical Liberal Arts Academy maintains the rigorous classical language studies of the Catholic schools of the past and when we use the word “past” we are not thinking 1950s past, but 1600s, 1200s and … Continue