Tag: Education

Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

Say hello to reading, writing — and social distancing

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Students entering Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at the end of this summer will find a new landscape. And new rules.

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In Minneapolis’ urban Catholic schools, student support goes well beyond distance learning

In Minneapolis’ urban Catholic schools, student support goes well beyond distance learning

| Christina Capecchi | May 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Educating children can feel like a massive construction project, building on fundamentals in order to reach great heights.

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Archdiocese: Catholic schools should continue distance learning for rest of academic year

Archdiocese: Catholic schools should continue distance learning for rest of academic year

| April 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Bishop Andrew Cozzens, the archdiocese’s vicar for Catholic education, and Jason Slattery, archdiocesan director of Catholic Education, announced the recommendation in a letter to school leaders April 23, hours after Gov. Tim Walz announced Minnesota’s public and charter school buildings would remain closed for the rest of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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Congratulations, 2019 graduates

Congratulations, 2019 graduates

| May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

2018 graduation special section

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Independent study on saints’ writings transforms faith

Independent study on saints’ writings transforms faith

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Bethlehem Academy senior Joseph Seidel’s plans to take a probability and statistics course through Northwestern University in St. Paul fell through last year, he took an independent study on saints’ writings instead.

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New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

New school choice federal tax credit bill introduced in House, Senate

| Jacob Comello | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them.

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Education key to solving migration crisis, pope says

Education key to solving migration crisis, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the celebration of Christmas draws near, the plight of the Holy Family calls to mind the sufferings of the many men, women and children escaping war and persecution, Pope Francis said.

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Pope advises teachers that they need parents’ trust, appreciation

Pope advises teachers that they need parents’ trust, appreciation

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Without respectfully collaborating with teachers and schools, parents will risk being on their own when it comes to educating their children and be at a greater disadvantage for facing the challenges emerging from today’s culture, mass media and technology, Pope Francis said.

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Schools look ahead with innovation but also focus on tradition

Schools look ahead with innovation but also focus on tradition

| Carol Zimmermann | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

If anyone could rest on their laurels, it’s Catholic schools for all they have accomplished in their U.S. history, educating in the faith and teaching children of all backgrounds in cities and rural areas across the country.

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Aim Higher president: Schools can only serve students with community’s help

Aim Higher president: Schools can only serve students with community’s help

| January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Spirit asked Jean Houghton about her vision for the St. Paul-based Aim Higher Foundation, which provides tuition assistance for students attending Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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