School choice measures, long-supported by Catholic education leaders, are gaining quick momentum at the start of the new year, with governors in Iowa and Utah signing universal school choice bills into law in late January and legislatures in other states considering similar actions.
Playing on the moniker “the great resignation” that’s described a dwindling workforce in certain industries, Jim Rigg has dubbed the past two years “the great registration” for Catholic schools, and expanding school choice programs are a big reason why.
The Tablet’s College Fair — the newspaper’s first in-person academic event since the start of the pandemic — drew a large crowd of enthusiastic students at St. Edmund Preparatory High School on Tuesday, April 5.
The Diocese of Brooklyn saw an enrollment increase this year thanks to “the hard work, dedication and caring of the teachers, principals, parish pastors, and leaders,” said Ted Havelka, the diocesan director of enrollment management and financial assistance.
Learning continued across the Diocese of Brooklyn despite this morning’s snowstorm.
The legacy of Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt, a beloved 15-year-old from St. Bernard Parish who passed away in 2018, lives on in Mill Basin, Brooklyn — and in a small rural village in India.
When the World Health Organization declared a global COVID-19 pandemic March 11, 2020, the world shuddered, then shuttered.
“Come and see.” That was the message from the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Vicar for Catholic Schools after Gov. Cuomo’s Oct. 5 announcement that all schools within nine hot spots will close and pivot to remote learning.
In a letter to people participating in a virtual Marian pilgrimage, Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to families struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education called for an alliance between Catholic and non-Catholic educational institutions in order to confront the challenges stemming from or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.