Belonging Among Friends: A Graduation Reflection

To belong means “to have solid friendships”, according to a group of South Christian High School (Byron Center, MI) seniors. For many of these students, their K-12 education has been uniquely shaped by their friendship with fellow senior, Isaac Postma, . . .

Donor Profile: Doug and Lois Nagel

Doug and Lois Nagel are proud to be able to say they have supported CLC Network since its very beginning in the early 1980s and have remained faithful in their giving for nearly forty years! “I’ve been blessed to grow . . .

Immersed in Jesus’ Love: Nolan in Community

The night before Tim and Laura Paauw received an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis for their three-year-old son, Nolan, they heard him say “I love you” for the first time. The Paauw’s were deeply moved by this expression from their . . .

Six Additional Schools Choose Inclusion for 2018 – 2019

We’re excited to welcome six additional non-public schools who are partnering with CLC Network this year. Through this partnership, they will focus on inclusive education for all students. Thanks to donor support, we’re able to partner with Christian and Catholic . . .

Adventures in Homework Part 1: 3 Foundational Building Blocks

 One topic that frequently arises when I talk with parents is the nightly homework battle.  I hear reports of kids “shutting down”, arguments, hours of labor, and tears. A common refrain is, “What can we do to make this time go better?”  . . .