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July 31, 2020
“Go and set the world on fire.” Those simple words from St. Ignatius of Loyola, whose feast day is today, colored all of his works, most notably the establishment of the Jesuits, among whose leading contributions is Catholic education. Read more »
July 30, 2020
The reactions to a recent article about reopening school and the pernicious effects of delaying school, in any form, any longer, have reminded me of a fundamental tenet of good communication: Never assume your reader knows anything about your subject. Read more »
April 30, 2019
The results of the National 2018 Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment, focused on critical STEM, skills, are more hopeful than in prior years, but the results remain disappointing.The test of more than 15,000 8th grade students in almost 600 schools across the country shows that fewer than 50% are proficient. The test not only […] Read more »
September 22, 2015
In honor of the Pope visiting Washington, D.C. this week, we’re highlighting a few facts on Catholic schools, which have been and continue to be an integral part of education and parental choice in the United States. For more information, visit the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops website and the National Catholic Educational Association website.   […] Read more »
August 11, 2015
Across the United States, Catholic schools have been suffering declining enrollment, but Faith in the Future has announced that the Philadelphia system of Catholic schools are now projecting growth in the number of students they serve. Additionally, the high school system, previously in deficit, is now reporting a surplus in funds, which are being reinvested back into the schools themselves. Read more »
February 1, 2013
The Center for Education Reform (CER) was asked to take a critical look at the issues facing struggling Catholic schools and determine if there were any new, untapped solutions worth exploring to stem their losses, reduce the closures, and sustain what is widely believed –– by educators and experts alike, regardless of catholicity –– to […] Read more »
October 26, 2012
For the first time ever, this current 2012-2013 school year will see more of our nation’s students in charter schools than in Catholic schools. A recent report explores ideas Catholic schools can adopt from charter schools in order to remain a viable option for parents. Read more »
June 12, 2012
Corbett's Crusade...Parent Trigger in MI... cost of Neshaminy teacher strikes...and more in today's Newswire. Read more »
March 21, 2012
John Paul II Catholic High School announces tech-adventurous funding-raising goal of $99,000 via Crowdtilt as part of $676,000 May 1 goal Read more »
January 12, 2007

With NCLB now five years old, looking at places like the DC Catholic School consortium can offer some real life lessons for improving the law.

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