Education

Catholic schools, public universities, etc

Bishop Vann okays Cristo Rey study
Work-study prep school proposed for Orange County

From Cristo Rey San Diego Facebook page Bishop Kevin Vann, on Feb. 24, announced his approval of a feasibility study for a new Catholic high school in Orange County. The proposed high school is part of the Cristo Rey

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Bishop Vann okays Cristo Rey study
Work-study prep school proposed for Orange County
2020-03-16T10:22:20-07:00

San Francisco Catholic schools closed for two weeks
Courses to be done remotely

From the San Francisco archdiocese schools website Archdiocese of San Francisco schools will close for two weeks as a precaution against exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Schools superintendent Pamela Lyons announced March 10 that all 90 archdiocesan K-12

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San Francisco Catholic schools closed for two weeks
Courses to be done remotely
2020-03-13T06:52:47-07:00

Bi-sexuality celebrated at San Jose’s Presentation High School
Diocese indifferent to complaints

It is difficult to imagine the diocese of San Jose taking any corrective action against Presentation. By Gibbons Cooney On March 7, I was contacted by the mother of a student at Presentation High School in the diocese

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Bi-sexuality celebrated at San Jose’s Presentation High School
Diocese indifferent to complaints
2020-03-09T15:29:21-07:00

Arizona superintendent no longer sees public schools as option
Suggest private schools or teaching at home

Diane Douglas: Get your kids out of public schools — now. (Photo from AZCentral.com) Diane Douglas, former superintendent of public instruction for the state of Arizona, is giving parents some practical advice: Get your kids out of public schools

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Arizona superintendent no longer sees public schools as option
Suggest private schools or teaching at home
2020-03-08T07:52:08-07:00

Notre Dame de Namur on the ropes
Belmont school declines to 1363 students

Graduation (From Notre Dame website) Notre Dame de Namur University trustees have concluded the school “cannot be continued in its current form” as they discuss the next steps for the struggling institution. “Over the past five years, Notre Dame

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Notre Dame de Namur on the ropes
Belmont school declines to 1363 students
2020-03-05T09:43:38-08:00

Parents express concern about California sex-ed classes
San Fernando Valley parents hold forum in Northridge after cancellation of district information meeting

Los Angeles Unified School District parents in the northwest San Fernando Valley will hold an event at a Northridge church Saturday for those concerned about the implementation of new guidelines for health and sex education instruction. They say aspects

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Parents express concern about California sex-ed classes
San Fernando Valley parents hold forum in Northridge after cancellation of district information meeting
2020-03-03T13:30:02-08:00

Sacramento diocese lays down conditions to keep Red Bluff’s Catholic high school open
Need all pledges by March 5

Mercy High: "We must meet a minimum enrollment of 70 students by April 15th." The Sacramento Catholic Diocese is laying out the plan for the future of Mercy High School, and the fundraising efforts of the Friends of

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Sacramento diocese lays down conditions to keep Red Bluff’s Catholic high school open
Need all pledges by March 5
2020-02-25T16:14:22-08:00

Gavin Newsom to stop body shaming
Will suspend physical fitness tests in schools

California students would stop taking a mandatory physical fitness test under a proposal by Gov. Gavin Newsom intended to protect children from body shaming, bullying and gender identity discrimination. State law requires California schools to give all fifth, seventh and

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Gavin Newsom to stop body shaming
Will suspend physical fitness tests in schools
2020-02-12T15:41:31-08:00

L.A. religious education congress promoted by archdiocese
Criticized by faithful Catholics

Outside the 2019 religious education congress Faithful from across the United States and other parts of the world will attend the 2020 Religious Education Congress (RECongress) – the nation’s largest annual gathering of Catholics – the weekend of

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L.A. religious education congress promoted by archdiocese
Criticized by faithful Catholics
2020-02-13T08:25:19-08:00

Catholic college presidents say they need Fr. James Martin
He will help with unisex bathrooms, ­non-binary language

Fr. Martin (Photo from CBS News) LGBT advocate Fr. James Martin has been invited to speak at a meeting of Catholic college and university presidents to offer advice on how to deal with current issues of sex and gender

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Catholic college presidents say they need Fr. James Martin
He will help with unisex bathrooms, ­non-binary language
2020-02-10T12:25:02-08:00