Catholic Education

Catholic Parish Helps Immigrants of All Faiths in Berks County

“It’s important for a parish to recognize the needs of the community and respond to it. In the Reading area, there is a large immigrant community. I was hearing from people – Catholics and non-Catholics – who were looking for language classes to help them bette
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Please Support the Student Success Act

Urge your Representative to support reauthorization of ESEA by voting for the Student Success Act, HR5. Current Situation/Background:  HR5 is the House version of the long overdue reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Since its inception in 1965, ESEA
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Talking Tax Credits at De Paul Catholic School

To mark School Choice Week, Representative Mike Turzai visited De Paul Catholic High School in Philadelphia. Watch highlights from his visit here:
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Tax credit programs support Catholic schools

From Lancaster Online- Two Pennsylvania tax credit programs are providing a boon to Lancaster County’s seven Catholic schools. Kristopher Nolt, a spokesman for Lancaster Catholic High School, said his school and its six partner elementary schools received more than $887,000 from
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Catholic Rural Ministry: Showing PA what it means to be Catholic

When Sister Mary Hoffman, OSB, and Sister Phyllis Schleicher, OSB, first opened the home base of the Catholic Rural Ministry in Port Allegheny, they had no idea the magnitude of the impact their presence would have on their local communities. Their presence in the Allegheny Mountains
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“PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” Announced

The Pennsylvania Council on American Private Education (PACAPE) has named Senator Dominic F. Pileggi (R-Chester) the “PA School Choice Champion Legislator of the Year” during National School Choice Week. “Senator Pileggi is a hero who throughout his illustrious and distinguished caree
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Catholic Schools Save Taxpayers $2.28 Billion

Most of us manage family budgets with far fewer zeroes than the Pennsylvania state budget, which measures its expenses in the billions. State Education spending alone subsidizes $12 billion in public school expenses annually.  That is a 12 plus nine zeroes! And Pennsylvanians pay many
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Diocese of Scranton Celebrating National Catholic Schools Week 2015

The Diocese of Scranton is joining with Catholic schools across the United States to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week 2015, beginning this Sunday, January 25 and continuing through January 31. This annual observance, with the theme “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,
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