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The long-running debate over public vs. private schools, with the additional variants of charter schools and faith-based schools, is the topic of a recent book that took a detailed look at the outcomes from each type of school. “School Choice: A Balanced Approach,” (Praeger) was written by William H. Jeynes, a pr...read more
Articles from section "Education and Catechesis"
A friend of mine, in preparing his charges for Confirmation, was astonished when one young man in his class confessed that he saw nothing wrong with the values espoused by Adolph Hitler. “He …read more
“We can see that this is a demonstration 'for,' not 'against!'" Francis said to thousands of teachers, parents, educators, pupils and other workers within the context of a visit to the …read more
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The Catholic community in England is expressing their sadness and dismay after the murder of a Catholic school teacher in Leeds, England. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of …read more
A widower honoring his late wife and a Chinese graduate student are among the thousands of new Catholics joining the Catholic Church in the United States at Easter. All have participated in …read more