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Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- In the 2021 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament, one-quarter of the 16 remaining teams are Catholic schools – three of them Jesuit-affiliated. Gonzaga University, Villanova University, Creighton University, and Loyola University Chicago have all reached the round of 16

Toward the end of his life, American journalist and historian Henry Adams, dissatisfied with the adequacy of his traditional education, composed his memoir, The Education of Henry Adams. “The object of education,” he suggested, “should be the teaching . . . [of ] how to react with vigor and economy”

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Nov 18, 2020 / 03:07 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ new chairman-elect for Catholic education says he hopes to bring his experience as a Catholic school teacher and president, as well as pastor of two parishes, into his new position. In an increasingly secular

by Regan Meyer Catholic education and Cincinnati have always been a central part of Dionne Partee-Johnson’s life. Since attending elementary school at St. Joseph on Cincinnati’s West Side, she’s either been learning from Catholic educators, or teaching the next generation of students in Catholic schools. After graduating from Xavier University,

CNA Staff, Sep 28, 2020 / 07:08 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic schools received 80% of the 2020 National Blue Ribbon awards issued to private schools this year by the Department of Education. Of 50 private schools to win the award, 40 are Catholic. This year, the Department of Education designated

Question: I sometimes hear of Catholic colleges and universities honoring individuals who challenge the teachings of the Church. What makes a university “Catholic”? Can such a designation be taken away? Answer: The university system began during the Middle Ages when the Church and society were closely intertwined. As the Church

by Mitchell Palmquist Spokane, Wash., Jun 3, 2020 / 06:30 pm MT (CNA).- 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. St.

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by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, May 7, 2020 / 05:29 pm MT (CNA).- A Notre Dame sociologist is using data to challenge a Harvard Law professor’s assertions that homeschooling is “dangerous”, and detrimental to society. The controversy stems from a recent paper by professor Elizabeth Bartholet in which she calls

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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2020 / 03:37 pm MT (CNA).- President Donald Trump held a call with more than 600 Catholic leaders on Saturday that focused on education and relief funding during the coronavirus pandemic. Catholic educational leaders on the call touted the work of Catholic educators

Students from St. James the Greater awaiting the Catholic Schools Week Mass. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
The Catholic Education Foundation is currently accepting applications for 2019 elementary school tuition assistance scholarships. All scholarships are needs-based and can be used at any Catholic elementary school within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Awards range from $250 to $1,000 per student. Grant Details K-8 grade grants will be awarded based