Catholic Schools in the News
Gayle and Tom Benson '44 SA Pledge $10 Million Gife for Brother Nicholas Building Endowment
Brother Martin High School, Alumni Featured, November 1, 2012
In honor of Brother Nicholas Geisenberg, S.C., Tom and Gayle Benson have donated $10 million to establish the Brother NIcholas, S.C. Building Endowment at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans. Read more.
Vouchers Breathe New Life Into Shrinking Catholic Schools
Stephanie Banchero and Jennifer Levitz, The Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2012
Indiana Catholic school sees enrollment rise after joining voucher program. Read more.
Interview with Chris Stiles, Mount St. Mary Football Coach
Jason Kersey, NewsOK, May 12, 2012
Chris Stiles reflects on how becoming involved in football changed his life. Read more.
Private Schools Mine Parents' Data, and Wallets
Jenny Anderson, The New York Times, March 26, 2012
Private schools adopt increasingly sophisticated fund-raising strategies with positive results. Read more.
National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools
Center for Catholic School Effectiveness, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago
in partnership with Roche Center for Catholic Education, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, 2012
The Center for Catholic School Effectiveness at Loyola University's School of Education, in partnership with the Roche Center for Catholic Education at Boston College's Lynch School of Education, has published a set of standards to "provide a national articulation of defining characteristics and performance benchmarks that will enable all sponsors of Catholic elementary and secondary schools to assess, strengthen, and sustain their operations." Read more.
Sustaining Urban Catholic Elementary Schools
The Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch School of Education, Boston College, 2011
Boston College has published a report examining governance models and funding strategies of urban Catholic elementary schools. Read more.
Tom Brady Remains a Special Star in his Hometown
Amalie Benjamin, The Boston Globe, January 27, 2012
New England Patriots' quarterback maintains close ties to his Northern California high school. Read more.
A New Era for Notre Dame High School
Karen Kovacs Dydzuhn, Fairfield County Catholic , January 13, 2012
Notre Dame High School in Fairfield, CT announces a strategic plan for growth and a new partnership with Sacred Heart University. Read more.
Catholic Education: Does it Still Make a Difference?
Mary Gautier, National Catholic Reporter, October 24, 2011
A recent study indicates that although receiving a Catholic education is not as common as it was 50 years ago, attending a Catholic elementary school, high school or college today does make a difference. Read more.
Meet the (non-Catholic) Patron Saints of Innner-city Catholic Education
Christopher Levenick, Philanthropy, Spring 2010
Generous donors make a difference for struggling inner-city Catholic schools across the country. Read more.
Saving Catholic Education
Richard Riordan, The Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2011.
Over 50 years, the U.S. Catholic school population has dropped by almost two-thirds. Read more.
Opinion: Saving Catholic Schools
The Wall Street Journal Video Opinion Journal 9/29/2011 6:31:12 PM
Bill McGurn on the value of Catholic schools and why their enrollment is declining. Learn more.
Local Catholic Schools in the Area Keeping Enrollment Up
Jeff Sullivan, "MansfieldPatch," July 28, 2011
Online news source, MansfieldPatch has published an article highlighting the positive figures reported by admissions directors at a number of area Catholic schools. Read more.
Area Private Schools Keeping Enrollment Up
Joseph Markman, "Barnstable-HyannisPatch," July 28, 2011
Stephanie Raposo, "The Wall Street Journal", March 10, 2010
Waldron Mercy Academy gets $1.85 million
Martha Woodall, "Philly.Com", March 10, 2010
Down But Not Out in Catholic Suburbia
William McGurn, "Wall Street Journal", February 2, 2010
What Catholic Schools Are Doing Right
Rich Barlow, "Boston.com", December 27, 2009
Red Sox President Larry Lucchino speaks at Westport benefit for Catholic education
Derek Vital, "The Herald News", December 1, 2009
Chaminade High School in St. Louis receives $28 million donation
Catholic Schools Look At Closing
Michael Bimbaum, "The Washington Post", November 24, 2009
A Catholic Alternative: What's Missing in the Debate on Education
Robert J. Birdsell, "America: The National Catholic Weekly", May 11, 2009
New Archbishop Timothy Dolan Inspired by Nun Who Taught Him in Missouri
Christina Boyle, "New York Daily News", Sunday, April 5, 2009
Board to Assist Diocesan Grade School in Buffalo
David Bertola, "Buffalo Business First", Wednesday, March 11, 2009
New Unrest on Campus as Donors Rebel
John Hechinger, "The Wall Street Journal", Thursday, April 23, 2009
Patrick J. McCloskey, "City Journal", Monday, April 6, 2009
Four New Catholic Schools Open in 2009
Archdiocese of Melbourne, Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Rich Donor Aids New Catholic School for Poor Fams
Rachel Monahan, "Daily News Brooklyn", Friday, February 27, 2009
About His Deposit...
New York Times, Friday, February 27, 2009
Catholic Schools and the Nation
Mary Grassa O'Neill, Secretary of Education, Archdiocese of Boston
It’s Now of Never
Sam Caldwell, President, The Planned Giving Company
Why a Catholic Education?
Mary Grassa O'Neill, "The Pilot", Friday, February 6, 2009
Wall Street Journal, Thursday, January 27, 2009
New York Times, Monday, January 17, 2009
The Gainsville Sun, Saturday, January 24, 2009
The Gesu School, Philadelphia, PA
The Foundation Center, April 16, 2006
The Reach Foundation, Harrisburg, PA