Thomas W. Carroll

Thomas W. Carroll

Thomas W. Carroll is Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Boston.

Articles by Thomas W. Carroll

Putting the Catholic back in Catholic Schools

Feb 1, 2022 / 10:30 am

This week is Celebrate Catholic Schools Week across America. Catholic schools enrolled more than 5 million students in the mid-1960s but today just 1.6 million. Many things have contributed to this decline including family economic stress, rising college costs, and other factors. And, of course, massive secularization.