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‘This is the beginning’: Florida university system adopts Classic Learning Test

Sep 18, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The State University System of Florida announced earlier this month that it will accept the Classic Learning Test (CLT) as... Read more


As a new school year begins, Catholic groups draw battle lines in culture war

Sep 2, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Several Catholic organizations and activist efforts are working to push back on the extreme ideologies in much of public schooling. Read more


Muslim, Christian parents rally outside Maryland courthouse for students’ religious rights

Aug 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Peter Pinedo

Parents are fighting back against the Montgomery County Board of Education for mandating instruction of materials the parents say conflict... Read more

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National data shows U.S. students still ‘stalled’ after pandemic

Jul 12, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The NWEA noted that the decline was sharper than what was observed in 2021-2022. Read more

The exterior of Georgetown University's School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Catholic higher ed still open to all, bishops say after Supreme Court blocks affirmative action

Jul 10, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

“It is our hope that our Catholic institutions of higher learning will continue to find ways to make education possible... Read more

Sister Cyril Mooney, an Irish sister who changed education for impoverished children throughout India has died at age 86.

 Irish nun who changed education for India’s poorest children dies

Jun 28, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Winner of the prestigious Padma Shri award, Sister Cyril Mooney’s school model was adopted by the entire country of India. Read more

Parental and religious freedom rights advocates, including a group of Muslim parents, on June 6, 2023, protest a Maryland school system policy that removes parents’ authority to opt their children out of homosexual and transgender coursework.

Muslim-led parents’ group protests LGBT curriculum mandate in Maryland school system

Jun 8, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Muslim parents protested a Maryland school system’s policy that removes parents’ authority to opt their children out of LGBT coursework. Read more


Parents at school board meetings were subject to FBI intimidation, witnesses say

Mar 24, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Witnesses offered their testimony Thursday on “Free Speech: The Biden Administration’s Chilling of Parents’ Fundamental Rights.” Read more


Bolivian bishop warns that ideologies in education harm society

Mar 23, 2023

By Julieta Villar

Auxiliary Bishop Pedro Fuentes of La Paz, Bolivia, charged that  ideologies are being imposed on Bolivian society, especially in education. Read more


Group of Jewish parents sue state of California for equal access to special needs education

Mar 15, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Under California law, funding for special education is not available to religious schools. Read more

Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Republican House members introduce the "Parents Bill of Rights" Thursday.

Republicans introduce ‘Bill of Rights’ to give parents a voice in education of their children

Mar 3, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The resolution is meant to bolster parental rights in the public education system with a new set of federal standards... Read more

Students at Precious Blood School, located a few miles west of downtown Los Angeles. Precious Blood is one of three new inner-city “microschools” trying a fresh approach to Catholic education.

Why the ‘microschool’ model is working in three LA Catholic schools

Feb 26, 2023

By Ann Rodgers/Angelus News

The Microschools Network was the inspiration of archdiocesesan school officials who saw celebrities paying high prices to send their kids... Read more


Church in Bolivia denounces ‘perverted curriculum’ with gender ideology for children

Jan 24, 2023

By CNA Staff

Father Pedro Flores pointed out that the content, which will be taught to children under 6, “is a perverted curriculum,... Read more


This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of January 

Jan 10, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

“I would like to propose that educators add new content to their teaching: fraternity,” the Holy Father said. Read more


COVID setback: Public school students in some grades lost more ground than Catholic school students

Oct 26, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

More than 90% of Catholic schools held in-person learning for five days a week during the pandemic. Only about 56%... Read more


Connecticut Catholic bishops condemn anti-Catholic comments by public school official

Aug 31, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Connecticut’s Catholic dioceses have condemned comments made in a video by a public elementary school assistant principal who admitted on... Read more


Back to school: What rights do parents have?

Aug 25, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Catholic parents face a tidal wave of concerns as more schools across the country adopt harmful gender policies, make medical... Read more

Students from the Vatican Observatory's summer school at an audience with Pope Francis

Vatican Observatory to reopen summer school for aspiring astronomers

Aug 24, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

The Vatican Observatory will resume its four-week summer school next June following a pause in operations due to the global... Read more

Pope Francis met with members of the De La Salle Christian Brothers on May 21, 2022.

Pope Francis: Catholic schools should not be Christian in name only

May 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope spoke to the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Read more

Pope Francis meets Bono at the launch of the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, May 19, 2022.

Pope Francis joined by Bono for launch of international educational movement

May 19, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope inaugurated the Scholas Occurrentes International Educational Movement. Read more