Catholic schools are an added value (“A+”) for the nation. Because of their traditionally high academic standards and high graduation rates, all supported by strong moral values, Catholic schools and their graduates make a definite contribution to American society.
According to a report by the National Catholic Education Association, Catholic high school students are more likely to graduate and attend college than students attending other schools, public or private.
The Pennsylvania House Labor Relations Committee hosted a hearing on House Bill 2626 on August 18.
Constitutional law experts testified today that this bill - which is being pushed by labor unions - will jeopardize the constitutionally protected religious liberty of the Catholic Ch
Below is a transcript of the House Labor Relations Committee Hearing held on August 18, 2008, along with much of the testimony from that day. Hearing Transcript PCC Press Release on Hearing PCC Statement on Hearing Testimony: Dr. Robert J. O’Hara, Jr., Executive Director of the
Parents of Catholic schoolchildren won an important victory a few weeks ago with little fanfare. The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) defeated a proposal that would have denied students the opportunity to participate in varsity athletics if they transfer to a n
Over the past year, the Diocese of Scranton has undergone the difficult transition of restructuring its Catholic schools. With change there is always challenge. The conflict that has developed with teachers involved with the Scranton Diocese Association of Catholic Teachers (SDACT) is
A recent legislative initiative in Harrisburg proposes something new and innovative for a government program – hope.The Reliable Educational Assistance for College Hopefuls (REACH) bill (HB 1722) aims to provide financial support to every exceptional high school student living i