VIRGIL C. BLUM, S.J. CENTER FOR PARENTAL FREEDOM IN EDUCATION

INFORMATION LIBRARY
EDUCATIONAL CHOICE WRITINGS BY BLUM CENTER DIRECTOR,
QUENTIN L. QUADE, 1968-1998


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A-4.11 3-12 1 1  "A View On..." articles, a series of articles written for the "The Editor's View On" column appearing in the Educational Freedom Report and listed below:
A-4.11 3-12 1 2 "The Ailment, Its Symptoms, and the Cure" (outline of a speech delivered by QLQ to Missouri-CAPE in St. Louis and Kansas City on 11-15-94 and 11-17-94, respectively).
A-4.11 3-12 1 3 "All Roads Lead to Educational Choice Without Financial Penalty." (Copies of the same article entitled "America's Educational Mess: Why We're In It, How To Get Out.")
A-4.11 3-12 1 4 "America's Educational Quagmire: Why We're In It, How To Get Out."
A-4.11 3-12 1 5 "Are School Choice and School Violence Trapped Behind Unlocked Doors?"
A-4.11 3-12 1 6 "Attacking Religious Influence: The Case of School Choice," 1997.
A-4.11 3-12 1 7 "The Automatic Benefits of School Choice," produced as a pamphlet in May 1994. Also see "The Inescapable Benefits of Educational Choice." Published in The Business Journal (July 2, 1994), p. 5 as "Educational Choice Might Not Be A Cure-All, But It Is a Cure."
A-4.11 3-12 1 8 " Blaming the Victims: Agony at Holy Cross and Death at Sacred Heart" April 1996.
A-4.11 3-12 1 9 "The Blum Center for Parental Freedom in Education: Summary of Goals and Methods" (See also "Rx for America's Schools and Families" entry in this section).
A-4.11 3-12 1 10 "Blurbs"
A-4.11 3-12 1 11 Book Review: School Choice: the Struggle for the Soul of American Education by Peter W. Cookson, Jr. Momentum (August/September 1994).
A-4.11 3-12 1 12 "Break the Public School Financing Monopoly," Business Journal 12/16/9
A-4.11 3-12 1 13 "Breaking a Monopoly," by Lisa Ferguson, The National Catholic Register, May 9, 1993.

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A-4.11 3-12 1 14  BRIEF: "Proposed School Budgets: Enough Already," reprinted as "School's Tax Machine Has to be Stopped," in Wauwatosa's News-Times. (June 18, 1992).
A-4.11 3-12 1 15 BRIEF: "School's Tax Machine Has to be Stopped," see BRIEF. "Proposed School Budgets: Enough Already"
A-4.11 3-12 1 16 "Can the Catholic University Maintain Her Identity in a Liberal Democracy?" Question from the University of Dallas, and Dr. Quade's remarks on it (February 14, 1992).
A-4.11 3-12 1 17 "A Catholic Case for Vouchers Prochoice on Schools Time to Rally' Round" Commonweal 4/92 "
A-4.11 3-12 1 18 "Catholics and the Campaign to Come" Crisis (February, 1992). Reprinted in Catholic League Newsletter (February 1992), and The Montana Catholic (April 1992), et al.
A-4.11 3-12 3 1 "Catholics-as-Citizens: There's a Job to be Done" see "Saving Our Schools - Fair Public Policy.. "
A-4.11 3-12 1 19 Laura A. Weber, Blum Center Associate. "Catholic Education Alive and Well at All Saints Elementary School."
A-4.11 3-12 1 20 "Catholics and Educational Choice: Motive. Warrant. Will?" Formerly "Catholic Interest In and Responsibility For Educational Choice."
A-4.11 3-12 1 20 "Catholic Interest In and Responsibility For Educational Choice." See "Catholics and Educational Choice: Motive. Warrant. Will?"
A-4.11 3-12 1 21 "The Center's Educational Ideal: Parental Freedom in Educating Their Children, 1991
A-4.11 3-12 1 22 "Church, Family, Schools: Let Parental Freedom Match Parental Responsibility, Address made at Albany Conference, June 13, 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 1 23 "Complicating the Simple Catholic Religion and Democratic Politics." Catholicism in Crisis (June 1985).
A-4.11 3-12 1 24 "The Confusion of Ends and Means," Educational Freedom Report No. 3.
A-4.11 3-12 1 25 "Curing Constitutional Impediments to School Choice: One Step or Two?" August 1994.
A-4.11 3-12 1 26 "Defending the Indefensible," essay written for Representative Steve Wise of Florida, May 1996.
A-4.11 3-12 1 27 "Don't Fix It - Too Much." Political Quarterly Vol 63, No 2 (April-June 1992).

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A-4.11 3-12 1 28  "Educational Choice: Getting There From Here" (Abridged.) Momentum, Nov.-Dec. 1993. (For full length version see "Parental Freedom in Education: Getting There From Here.
A-4.11 3-12 1 29 "Educational Choice Might Not be a Cure-all, But It Is a Cure," The Business Journal (July 2, 1994) p. 5.
A-4.11 3-12 1 30 "Educational Choice vs Educational Finance Monopoly," abridged and revised "'School Choice Is No Panacea' - But It's As Close As We'll Get," done for the PACE Bulletin's Founder's Corner article, 12/93.
A-4.11 3-12 1 31 "Educational Policy: Bad for Education and Bad for a Free Society." A supplement to the Catholic League Newsletter Vol 17, No 9 (September 1990).
A-4.11 3-12 1 32 "Educational Reform if You're Serious: Break Monopoly, Liberate Parents," original essay version; MMAC Commerce Hotline, July, 1992; and MMAC version reprinted by Wauwatosa Taxpayers Council, September, 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 1 33 "Educational Finance Monopoly (EFM)," No. Educational Freedom Report 7.
A-4.11 3-12 1 34 "EFM As Wedge Between Family and School," Educational Freedom Report No. 9.
A-4.11 3-12 1 35 "EFM and Budgetary Irrationality,"
A-4.11 3-12 1 36 "The End: Educating America's Children, for Their Own and Society's Sakes Only a Means: Monopolistic Public School Systems - 2/22/91"
A-4.11 3-12 1 37 "End Game for Educational Choice: Step One"
A-4.11 3-12 1 38 "Ethics in a Pluralistic Society: The Need for School Choice," August 1994.
A-4.11 3-12 1 39 "The Family's Values and Educational Choice," includes the essay-version master and the 3/19/93 Director memo which accompanied the paper's distribution.

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A-4.11 3-12 2 1 Financing Education: The Struggle Between Governmental Monopoly and Parental Control. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers (May 1996) [on bookshelf)
A-4.11 3-12 2 2 "Five Smoke Screens and Five Truths"
A-4.11 3-12 2 3 "Fixing American Education Up to Now: Wrong Diagnosis, Wrong Cure," June, 1994, published in Network News & Views, Vol. XIII, No. 8, August 1994.
A-4.11 3-12 2 4 "Getting the Argument Right," Wisconsin Review, July 1996.
A-4.11 3-12 2 5 "Getting the Story Straight: the Rule of Law Needs the Independent Counsel." (March 3, 1998). Attached are two articles:
Unattributed. "The Borking of Starr." Wall Street Journal. (March 11, 1998).
Griffin Bell, et. al. (four attorneys general who worked under Presidents Carter, Reagan, and Bush. "Let Staff Do His Job." Wall Street Journal (March 11, 1998).
 
A-4.11 3-12 2 6 "Hanging: Alone or Together"
A-4.11 3-12 2 7 "A History of Wisconsin PACE"
A-4.11 3-12 2 8 "How Can We Develop a `Big Picture' of Parental Freedom in American Education?" An address delivered to the National Council of Catholic Men (September 17, 1998).
A-4.11 3-12 2 9 "The Inescapable Benefits of Educational Choice" revised and re-titled version of "'School Choice Is No Panacea' - But It's As Close As We'll Get," 2/94. Published in The Business Journal (July 2, 1994), p.-5 as "Educational Choice Might Not Be A Cure-All, But It Is a Cure."
A-4.11 3-12 2 10 "Is Walter Annenberg Trapped Behind Unlocked Doors?" December, 1993.
A-4.11 3-12 2 11 "Judicial Lawmaking: Not `Freedom's Law' but Freedom's Denial. Perspectives on Political Science vol 27, No 2, pp. 92-95 (Spring 1998).
A-4.11 3-12 2 12 "Justice and Opportunity"
A-4.11 3-12 2 13 "Making Smoke in High Places"

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A-4.11 3-12 2 14 "Message to Both Parties: A Catholic Agenda for 1992," Crisis, Vol. 10, No. 2, Feb. '92; Catholic League Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 1, Feb. '92; The Montana Catholic, Vol. 8 , No. 5, April 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 2 15 "The Monolithic Truth About Educational Finance Monopoly," December, 1993
A-4.11 3-12 2 16 "Monopoly Financing Injures American Education"
A-4.11 3-12 2 17 "Moral Vitality or Moral Vacuum: Educational Choice as Preventive Medicine," (Prague essay.)
A-4.11 3-12 2 18 "Must Tax Dollars Kill School Independence?" August 1994; presented in pamphlet form October 1994; Revision of "Using Fire Without Getting Burnt," QLQ, May, 1992. Published in Network News & Views, December 1994.
A-4.11 3-12 2 19 "The National Education Association vs America's Parents: A Look at the NEA Handbook, 1996-1997," 1997.
A-4.11 3-12 2 20 News & Views - Contribution to Compendium & Writes. (A News & Views "update tool" cc.)
A-4.11 3-12 2 21 "A North Star for School Choice," August 1994.
A-4.11 3-12 3 19 "One Man's Vision and the Catholic League's Mission: The Believer as Citizen," see "Virgil C. Blum. .J.: The Believer-as-Citizen. "
A-4.11 3-12 2 22 "An Open Letter to America's Bishops"
A-4.11 3-12 2 23 "Parental Freedom in Education: Getting There From Here" (For abridged version - see "Educational Choice: Getting There From Here
A-4.11 3-12 2 24 "Parental Freedom in Education: The Time Is Now"
A-4.11 3-12 2 25 "Pluralism vs. Diversity." Freedom Review Vol 22, No 2.
A-4.11 3-12 2 26 "Political Integrity, School Choice, and the Republican Party."

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A-4.11 3-12 2 27 "A Primer On Educational Choice."
A-4.11 3-12 2 28 "A Prochoice Education Agenda - The Public School Monopoly," Crisis, April 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 2 29 "Progress on the Path to Educational Choice," includes 4/7/93 memo.
A-4.11 3-12 2 30 "Public, Private Schools Differ in Way to Same End." Milwaukee Journal (April 11, 1989).
A-4.11 3-12 2 31 "Public Schools As 'Dumping Grounds' Under Choice," 2/24/93.
A-4.11 3-12 2 32 "Questions and Answers About Educational Choice," a collaborative effort by QLQ and Nicholas A. Freres, Blum Center Associate and Wisconsin Desk Supervisor.
A-4.11 3-12 2 33 "Religious Schools: Parental Freedom's Natural Expression," (rough speaking version only.)
A-4.11 3-12 2 34 "Rhetorical Barriers to Educational Choice"
A-4.11 3-12 2 35 "The Role of Religious Value in Political Judgement." The Review of Politics Vol 30, NO 4 pp. 415-427 (October 1968). University of Notre Dame Press: Notre Dame, Indiana.
A-4.11 3-12 2 36 "Rx for America's Schools and Families," a brochure listing the Blum Center's premise, goals, and methods (see also the "Blum Center" entry in this section).
A-4.11 3-12 2 37 (Sacred Heart) "Some Suggestions for Parent and Parish Consideration: Sacred Heart School Parents Meeting - January 27, 1993"

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A-4.11 3-12 3 1 "Saving Our Schools - Fair Public Policy in Education is Every Catholic's Responsibility," Columbia, Sept. 1991; Catholic League Newsletter, Dec. '91 - Jan. '92, Vol. 18, No. 10. ALSO TITLED: "Catholics-as-Citizens: There's a Job to be Done," which is in essay form.
A-4.11 3-12 3 2 "School Choice Advocates Have No Excuse For Frustration," February, 1994, submitted for consideration in Network News & Views (2/3/94), published March, 1994, Vol. X111, No. 3.
A-4.11 3-12 3 3 “School Choice: A House of Many Mansions."
A-4.11 3-12 3 4 "School Choice and Parental Freedom: A Challenge to All Catholics."
A-4.11 3-12 3 5 "School Choice and School Violence: Trapped Behind Unlocked Doors?"
A-4.11 3-12 3 6 "Seeking Justice in All Things." Measure No. 76, from University Centers for Rational Alternatives (November/December 1998).
A-4.11 3-12 3 7 "Smoke Screens - How to Clear the Air on School Choice," WI Wisconsin Interest, Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer/Fall 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 3 8 "School Reform: Toward Parental Choice," Current, February 1993 [MISSING]
A-4.11 3-12 3 9 "Sorry, All You Utopians: Judicial Law-Making Is Minority Tyranny."
A-4.11 3-12 3 10 "Sorry Pogo: An Institutional Perspective On Campaign `92." Freedom Review (March/April 1993).
A-4.11 3-12 3 11 "A Suggested Parish Commentary on Parental Freedom in Education,"
A-4.11 3-12 3 12 "Summary Assessment of Charter School Proposals"

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A-4.11 3-12 3 13 "`Tamper' Tantrum Rings Hollow." Old Glory News (March 1998).
A-4.11 3-12 3 14 Transcript: Phone Conversation Between Quentin L. Quade and Robert Wittmann (January 14, 1993).
A-4.11 3-12 3 15 Transcript: Quentin L. Quade and Al Kresta, WMUZ. "Talk from the Heart (call-in radio show)", Detroit. (January 6, 1993)
A-4.11 3-12 3 16 Transcript: "Face-to-Face with Quentin L. Quade." WTMJ, aired January 19, 1992.
A-4.11 3-12 3 17 "Two Ghastly Specters Confront America's Parents," Network News and Views December 1996
A-4.11 3-12 3 18 "Two Ghastly Specters, Not One: Threats to Parental Freedom in Education," February 1996. [MISSING]
A-4.11 3-12 3 19 "Using Fire Without Getting Burnt," includes 1992 Educational Freedom Vol. 25, No. 2 version.
A-4.11 3-12 3 20 "Virgil C. Blum, S.J.: The Believer-as-Citizen," in essay form and published in the Catholic League Newsletter as "One Man's Vision and the Catholic League's Mission: The Believer as Citizen," June, 1993.
A-4.11 3-12 3 21 "Watch Your Step! If School Choice is So Great, Why Don't We Have It?" Network News & Views, March 1996.
A-4.11 3-12 3 22 "Who's In Charge Here? Utopian Alternatives to Majorities."
A-4.11 3-12 3 23 "Will Business Get Serious About Educational Reform?"
A-4.11 3-12 3 24 "Wisconsin - On Figleafs and Attrition," May 1996.
A-4.11 3-12 3 25 "A World of Experience with School Choice." Revised version of Chapter 5 of the Blum Center's Paths to Parental Freedom and School Choice. 1995).