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Aug 24, 2017 - 10:08 pm .- Parochial schools are better at their task than public schools, say respondents to a survey of Americans’ attitudes towards varieties of schooling.
Jul 21, 2017 - 04:05 pm .- The 50th anniversary of a historic statement that changed Catholic higher education in America represents both a cautionary tale and a chance to reflect on Catholic renewal, said Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Jul 14, 2017 - 05:00 pm .- A federal court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of New York had the right not to hire a diocesan school principal in a First Amendment religious freedom decision.
May 10, 2017 - 10:04 pm .- A Catholic school district in southern Ontario has responded to complaints after its cancellation of a play about gender identity for elementary students because of age-appropriateness concerns.
May 7, 2017 - 03:28 am .- The Saskatchewan government has said it will seek a temporary exemption to block a judge’s ruling that could force up to 10,000 students out of Catholic schools because they are not Catholic.
May 5, 2017 - 12:05 am .- Anthony Esolen, the prolific Catholic scholar and author known for his distinctly Catholic worldview and translation of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, has accepted a teaching position at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, severing his ties with Providence College, where he held a tenured professorship and waged a long battle for its Catholic identity.
Mar 24, 2017 - 12:14 am .- A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the Catholic Church in health, education, and charitable systems throughout the state.
Mar 14, 2017 - 05:56 am .- Aquinas College in Nashville announced last week that it will be restructuring to focus primarily on education degrees, and will drop its other majors, as well as residential life.
Mar 3, 2017 - 04:26 pm .- President Donald Trump visited a Florida Catholic school on Friday, praising the Catholic education system and touting his support for school choice programs.
Jan 7, 2017 - 10:56 am .- Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away on the morning of Jan. 7, after an extended illness, at age 85.
Dec 31, 2016 - 07:02 pm .- "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
Dec 6, 2016 - 12:32 am .- More than 100 presidents of Catholic colleges and universities have reaffirmed their support for undocumented students in light of questions about the future of U.S. immigration policy.
Sep 18, 2016 - 04:22 pm .- Coming in 2017, families in Northern Colorado will have the option to send their children to a Catholic elementary school through a new regional, classical academy in Thornton.
Mar 2, 2016 - 12:44 am .- The Augustine Institute, a Denver-based Catholic graduate school for the laity, has announced this week that the Commission on Accrediting of Theological schools has granted it full accreditation.
Mar 1, 2016 - 03:09 pm .- After fierce controversy during his short-lived term at Mount St. Mary's University, president Simon Newman has stepped down, the school's board announced Feb. 29.
Feb 4, 2016 - 03:03 am .- The Chicago area didn’t get the piles of snow that much of the rest of the country did this week, to the disappointment of students and staff at Holy Family Academy.
Dec 14, 2015 - 03:13 pm .- In an effort to address uneasiness about the Common Core, a developer of the curriculum says that a traditional Catholic education should prepare students regardless of new changes to the SAT and other standardized tests.
Nov 27, 2015 - 10:53 am .- Speaking with catechists and teachers in Uganda, Pope Francis on Friday offered encouragement and stressed that witnessing the faith is critical for the growth of the Church.
Nov 18, 2015 - 12:55 am .- Catholic schools can embrace their identity through familiarity with Christ, devotion to the Virgin Mary and a commitment to Christian life and teaching, the apostolic nuncio to the United States told the nation’s bishops.
Nov 12, 2015 - 12:23 am .- Realizing that many educators don't learn the history of teaching before they begin their career, a professor at the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts has edited a compendium of selections from writings on education, from Plato to St. Thomas Aquinas, to St. John Paul II.

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