World Vol. 30 No. 18 September 2015

DEPARTMENTS

8 Joel Belz

11 DISPATCHES

24 Janie B. Cheaney

27 CULTURE

38 Off the Grid

FEATURES

44 Testing the Limits: The College Board’s standardized and heavily politicized exams have uncommon influence on curriculum in even Christian schools, but alternatives may be coming

50 Children’s Books of the Year: These delightful books implicitly support a Christian understanding of how the world works, plus 13 runners-up and honorable mentions, columns on storytelling, classics for preschoolers, and trends in young adult books

63 NOTEBOOK

71 Mailbag

75 Andree Sen Peterson

76 Marvin Olasky

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