Tag: Achievement gap

Panel of educators, philanthropists tackle achievement gap

Panel of educators, philanthropists tackle achievement gap

| Melenie Soucheray | November 17, 2017 | 2 Comments

Held at Our Lady of Grace in Edina, the panel agreed that collaboration among pastors, educators, families, alumni, philanthropists and public policy makers is needed to tackle the challenges, which panelists cited as poverty, lack of teacher support and low buy-in for Catholic education.

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Foundation’s forum series to address education, millennials, women’s poverty

Foundation’s forum series to address education, millennials, women’s poverty

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

In devising the series, Miller said CCF took insights from its donors, who often ask about the community’s greatest needs and how they can respond to them with their time, talent and treasure.

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Back to School

Back to School

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Catholic education vicar, and Jason Slattery, director, outline vision for new schools mission office

City Connects program aims to bridge achievement gap in seven urban Catholic schools

Schools share new leadership and initiatives, from multimillion-dollar buildings to yoga class

Three local principals describe what it’s taking to turn their schools around

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Could new initiative bridge achievement gap?

Could new initiative bridge achievement gap?

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

7 urban Catholic schools take up the challenge

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Families need prayers, courage, including from synod, pope says

Families need prayers, courage, including from synod, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Even if a pastoral proposal for helping a Catholic family with problems seems scandalous at first, it is possible God could use that proposal to bring healing and holiness, Pope Francis said.

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Education: a fundamental right

Education: a fundamental right

| Jessica Zittlow | January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The education debate often sees public and private education pitted against one another, as if they are competing entities. Yet, both traditional public and private schools share the same fundamental goal: fulfilling the fundamental right of every person to be educated.

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Leaders look to solve achievement gap, advocate for school choice

Leaders look to solve achievement gap, advocate for school choice

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

A variety of community leaders in the Twin Cities gathered for one of what they say will be many meetings to address the achievement gap for Latino students in Minnesota, which data shows is the highest in the nation.

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Education policy must focus on results versus revenue

Education policy must focus on results versus revenue

| Peter Noll | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Minnesota Catholic Conference applauds lawmakers’ attempts to close the achievement gap, yet there are pragmatic questions regarding how achievement will be measured, consequences and alternative learning options for students.

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