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I will be the first to admit that growing up with a public school education served me well. I was not Catholic as a child, and my parents did a great job teaching me about Jesus and taking me to Methodist Sunday School on their own time. I was fortunate …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 11, 2022 / 16:00 pm The Archdiocese of Denver is defending its guidance on sexual identity in Catholic schools after an article on the policy was published earlier this week in a local newspaper. A Nov. 7 Denver Post story shared and criticized the policy — …

Students participate in the 2018 Catholic Schools Week Mass (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Jonah McKeown, Zelda Caldwell Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 7, 2022 / 06:00 am An EWTN News/RealClear Opinion Research poll of Catholic voters suggests that dissatisfaction with several aspects of public education may help explain why Catholic schools are enjoying an increase in enrollment nationwide. The poll found that 74% of …

by Joe Bukuras Worcester, Mass., Apr 5, 2022 / 08:43 am A Jesuit-run middle school in Massachusetts could lose its Catholic designation if it ignores the local bishop’s call to stop flying Black Lives Matter and gay pride rainbow flags outside its building. The Nativity School of Worcester, in Worcester, …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Feb 4, 2022 / 16:00 pm After a difficult 2020-2021 year for many Catholic schools, enrollment numbers are rebounding nationwide, according to data from the National Catholic Educational Association. Overall, enrollment in Catholic schools in the U.S. is up from 1.63 million last year to …

At Mercy McAuley, we are a family of students, parents, employees, alumnae, benefactors and friends. Tell us about your family! I am so glad to be part of the Mercy McAuley family! My husband is Steven Herppich, and we have been married for almost 19 years. (We met while he …

(Cincinnati, OH) – Mercy McAuley High School’s Board of Directors announces the appointment of Jennifer Fellinger as the school’s new President. Fellinger’s appointment comes after a comprehensive national search for the most qualified candidate to lead the school and advance its mission of providing an outstanding Catholic, Mercy education to …

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 …

CNA Staff, Aug 29, 2020 / 03:56 pm MT (CNA).- A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools. U.S. District Judge James Donato in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction against the rule Thursday. He said the Education …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 1, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- Bishops and school superintendents across the US are emphasizing the importance of in-person education for the coming fall term, and are seeking to reassure parents that schools are taking the precautions necessary to keep children safe. In …