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Jul 9, 2020 - 06:15 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that 20 of its schools will not reopen, following the coronavirus crisis, and three of its schools will merge.
Jul 9, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Five states are suing the Trump administration for directing emergency relief aid to students at private schools, regardless of their income level.
Jul 8, 2020 - 08:55 am .- The Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a long-awaited religious liberty decision on the right of religious schools to hire and fire teachers.
Jul 2, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- After striking down Louisiana’s unsafe abortion law this week, the Supreme Court on Thursday instructed federal courts to reconsider two Indiana abortion laws in light of that ruling. The court also sent a case concerning Catholic schools in Wisconsin back to the lower court.
Jun 30, 2020 - 09:10 am .- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Montana state constitution’s bar on public funding of religious institutions violates the First Amendment. 
Jun 26, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Federal coronavirus aid to private schools is now enforceable by law, the U.S. Department of Education has said, following concerns that Catholic and other non-public schools were being excluded from sufficient epidemic relief funds to support protective equipment for students and teachers, cleaning, training in remote education, and distance education tools.
Jun 23, 2020 - 04:40 pm .- An educator with years of experience working in and studying best practices in special education was recently named superintendent of a Chicago-area Catholic diocese. He aims to ensure that all kids who want to go to Catholic school can.
Jun 17, 2020 - 03:33 pm .- At least 100 Catholic elementary and high schools across the United States will not reopen for the fall semester, with many suffering from low enrollment and decreased donations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020 - 09:45 am .- England soccer star Marcus Rashford won praise when he persuaded the government Tuesday to extend a free school meal voucher scheme to cover the summer holidays. 
Jun 9, 2020 - 03:50 pm .- The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is asking the U.S. Department of Education to reverse state authorities’ decisions that the conference says gives insufficient coronavirus relief funds to Catholic and other private schools.
Jun 3, 2020 - 06:30 pm .- St. Charles Catholic School in Spokane, Washingon adds its name to a growing list of Catholic schools across the country that hope to find a renewal through an embrace of a classical liberal arts educational model.
May 11, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Supreme Court justices on Monday heard arguments for and against extending the Civil Rights Act’s “ministerial exception” to Catholic schools when they fire teachers of religion.
Mar 17, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The coronavirus pandemic has caused Catholic schools across the United States to close. With no clear timeline for when they might reopen, parents, students, teachers and schools are finding innovative ways to balance distance learning and home life.
Feb 21, 2020 - 06:04 pm .- After students at a Catholic high school in Washington state staged protests in support of two teachers who resigned their posts in order to civilly marry their same-sex partners, the Archbishop of Seattle said that teachers in Catholic schools must live Catholic doctrine.
Jan 31, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Two major banks withdrew support for a Florida scholarship program this week after deciding that the policies of some participating Christian schools were not sufficiently “inclusive” of LGBT students.
Dec 26, 2019 - 03:18 am .- A new vocational school in Grand Rapids, Michigan will open its doors next year to young men interested in learning both a skilled trade and formation through a Catholic curriculum.
Oct 24, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore and other leaders from the city broke ground on October 23 for the first new Catholic school in the city of Baltimore in nearly 60 years.
Oct 3, 2019 - 01:35 pm .- Children who attend Catholic schools administered by the Archdiocese of Seattle must be vaccinated and can no longer claim personal or religious opposition to vaccines, the archdiocese announced earlier this week. 
Aug 5, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- A Jesuit-sponsored high school in Indiana has asked the Vatican to overturn Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson’s decision to revoke the school’s Catholic identity, and announced that a scheduled Mass for the opening of the academic year is not permitted at the school.
Jul 10, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- A teacher at a Catholic school in Indianapolis whose contract was terminated due to his same-sex marriage is suing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, one day after reaching a settlement with the school.

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