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CNA Staff, Aug 3, 2020 / 12:15 pm MT (CNA).- Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) issued an emergency order on August 3 ensuring non-public schools, including Catholic schools, can make their own decisions regarding reopening for in-person instruction in the coming academic year. The order, issued Monday, came after Montgomery

by Sharon Civitello Community Support What will going back to school look like? Will young students keep a mask on all day if required? Will they stay six feet apart? Holy Family School Principal Katie Puthoff and school nurse Jessica Grover agree it can work if expectations are clear and

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 31, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- As the beginning of the fall school term approaches, Catholic schools in dioceses across the U.S. are asking the parents of students returning in person to sign waivers of liability amid the risk of coronavirus infection. At

by Rebecca Sontag “Mom? How long were the school buildings shut down for a pandemic when you were a kid?” Like countless parents, I have spent unending hours seeking expert and sage parenting advice from books, respected websites, doctors, teachers, family, clergy and friends. But not one single time in

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 28, 2020 / 04:30 pm MT (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered its support for a new school funding bill, as Catholic schools grapple with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The School Choice Now Act would provide

by John Stegeman For Katie Puthoff, principal at Holy Family School in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Price Hill, being an educator isn’t just a job. It is as much a ministry as it is the fulfillment of a childhood dream. “Even from when I was little, my parents would tell

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- As school districts around the country are considering in-person or virtual education in the fall, Catholic dioceses are weighing tough decisions about how to serve their students. Some dioceses are faced with state orders that do not

by Jessica Rinaudo I’ll never forget the day Governor DeWine announced that schools across the state of Ohio would be closing in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As a full-time working mother of four children in Catholic schools, my feelings were a mix of shock, anxiety and incredulity. How, I

CNA Staff, Jul 9, 2020 / 06:15 pm MT (CNA).- 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. Michael Deegan, the archdiocese’s Superintendent of Schools, said July 9 that “the reality of

July 8, 2020 WASHINGTON –The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its decision in the consolidated cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel. These cases involved the right of Catholic schools, free of government interference, to choose teachers who will teach and model