A recent federal government report has confirmed the fears of parents and educators that the COVID-19 pandemic had an adverse effect on younger students’ progress in reading and mathematics, though a deeper dive into the data reveals Catholic school students didn’t fall as far behind.
The post-COVID economic malaise could not dampen the spirits of Catholic education supporters who happily raised a record $2.8 million Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Futures in Education’s Annual Scholarship Dinner.
The start of the new school year for St. Mel’s Catholic Academy in Whitestone was not just the first day of studies but the continued expansion of academics with the addition of a new fifth-grade class.
The Tablet offers this special supplement to help families gear up for the new school year. It is created in collaboration with local Catholic academies, schools and the Office of the Superintendent – Catholic School Support Services, as well as community partner
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Online Academy, the Diocese of Brooklyn’s only fully remote online school that offered an alternative during the pandemic, has closed.
A Catholic education organization has launched a national teacher credential program that gives Catholic educators formation specific to the vocation, and also a potential alternative to a state teacher license.
Keily Lopez has a tough time getting on the internet, but it’s not because she isn’t tech-savvy. For her, it’s a lack of access.
Russian troops inflicted heavy damage on Taya Kostochka’s school in Kyiv, Ukraine. Now she has a new school, and friends, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in Gravesend.
Linda Keppel, associate principal of Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy, has spent 40 years in education in the Diocese of Brooklyn — first as a teacher for 31 years and then as an administrator for nine. She looks back on her career.
Deacon Kevin McCormack, the newly-named superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, has spent nearly 40 years guiding students at Xaverian, first as a teacher and then as principal for the past 15 years.