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The Funding Picture for PA’s Catholic Schools

By Al Gnoza   We at the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference once again applaud the job that all of our schools did over the past several months to continue to provide quality education to our students across the state. We thank teachers, students, parents and administrators for thei
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PCC Press Release on Dr. Philip Fromuth Testifying Before PA House Committee

  HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today highlighted testimony given to the PA House Education Committee by Dr. Philip Fromuth, the Superintendent of Catholic Education for the Diocese of Allentown and the Moderator of the Education Department of the PCC. The
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Kennedy Catholic Announces Appointment

Kennedy Catholic Family of Schools is proud to announce that Mr. Mark Ferrara will be stepping in to the role of President! Mr. Ferrara brings 40 years of professional educational & most recently, serving as a superintendent & consultant. Welcome, Mr. Ferrara!
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Cardinal O’Hara H.S. Congratulates Alum Ordained as Deacon

Congratulations and God Bless Gerald J. Cassidy, Class of 1976, on his Diaconate Ordination taking place today at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. 
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Update on fundraising by St. Hubert’s High School of Philadelphia

YES WE DID!!! Thanks everyone we had a record-breaking Day of Caring! Through your generosity we were passed our goal &added the $10,000 match gift from the Class of 1980! You can still make a donation online at huberts.org/apps/pages/ind or Venmo @StHubertHS #SisterhoodStrong 
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PCC Complaint to PA Dept. of Education

2020 PCC Ed Dept-Complaint to PDE Regarding the ESSER Allocation    
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OpEd From the PCC on Attempts by the Wolf Administration to Try to Divert CARES Act Funding From Catholic and Other Nonpublic Schools

By Eric Failing In late March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act for short. In part, it calls for $13.2 billion to be provided for K-12 education across the country, with an estimated $523.8 million for Pennsylvania, according to the U
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Press Release from PCC on Wolf Administration’s Efforts to Divert CARES Act Money From Catholic and Other Nonpublic Schools

PA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE URGES WOLF ADMINISTRATION TO NOT DIVERT CARES ACT FUNDING FROM PRIVATE SCHOOLS HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today urged Governor Wolf to halt his administration’s efforts to divert federal CARES Act money away from private sc
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