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From an A- to a D-
UC-Davis student says professor nearly flunked her after she made pro-life brochure for people who are transgender and pregnant

At the University of California-Davis, a pro-life student claims she faced discrimination by a professor, in an incident that threatened her graduation. Brianna Mangat made a brochure for people who are “transgender and pregnant,” or trans men, for her Queer

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2019-09-20T10:26:38-07:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |5 Comments

No local dignitaries, regional bishops, or long speeches
Poor East LA Catholic school gets much-needed facelift thanks to a $1.7 million grant from the Dorothy Shea Foundation; Our Lady of Talpa School opened in 1951

“They’re cutting it, they’re cutting it!” There were no local dignitaries, regional bishops, or long speeches on this September morning — just a nun with a big pair of scissors, and nearly 300 Our Lady of Talpa School students

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2019-09-18T13:44:53-07:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |2 Comments

Teen starts crowdfunding campaign for struggling Catholic school
Divine Saviour Elementary School in Los Angeles aims to increase enrollment from 70 to 100

Call it divine intervention this past summer when 14-year-old Adrienne Usher had an email answered by Armando Carvalho, the second-year principal of Divine Saviour Elementary School in northeast LA. The Pasadena teenager who grew up attending Catholic schools was looking for

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2019-09-12T07:14:46-07:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |2 Comments

“They” teaching dance at Richmond Catholic School
Ideological colonization at Salesian High

The August 2019 issue of the e-newsletter of Salesian College Preparatory High School in Richmond, CA, under the heading “Welcome to the Family” included the following: “KJ Dahlaw. KJ joins us from ODC, East Bay Center for the Performing

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2019-09-11T08:35:06-07:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |36 Comments

Just a thimbleful of information
Teaching kids about heaven

Comprehending the concept of heaven is seriously challenging for Catholic adults. Explaining heaven to our children can be even more difficult.  Catholic parents and grandparents must first understand the developmental stages of their children, their capacity to understand, and

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2019-09-09T09:47:16-07:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |4 Comments

“It just wasn’t fun or productive anymore”
Retired USF professor and pro-life stalwart Raymond Dennehy reflects on a career spent in unrelenting battle against abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide

Raymond Dennehy has spent his life fighting for life. For five decades, the decorated philosophy professor, debater, writer and crusader has rushed in where even many faithful Catholics fear to tread: the front lines of the war against what

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2019-09-03T07:48:45-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |6 Comments

Nearly 80,000 students return to LA Catholic schools
New superintendent for archdiocese and STEM Network initiative for three schools

Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are beginning the 2019-2020 school year with innovative programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), a new high school in Burbank, key renovations and a new superintendent. Paul M. Escala,

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2019-09-05T10:14:56-07:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |4 Comments

Thomas Aquinas College opens in Massachusetts this week
Sophomores from Santa Paula join the new freshmen

Thomas Aquinas College, based in Santa Paula, California, is opening a second campus in Northfield, Massachusetts this week. “We have 30 freshmen starting at the New England campus tomorrow, and we’re delighted with that number,” says Anne Forsyth, Director

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2019-09-12T13:54:18-07:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Exclusives|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Gov. Newsom fiscal advisor opposes money for college abortions
Costs of SB 24 "too burdensome"

Assemblyman Vince Fong: “This bill redirects valuable resources away from education,” Last week the California Department of Finance announced its opposition to SB 24, a bill author Sen. Connie Leyva (D-Chino) hopes will bring medical abortions to California’s

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2019-08-23T13:53:41-07:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues, Education|Tags: , , |5 Comments

“Using taxpayer money to underwrite parochial school tuition”
San Jose public school superintendents outraged over lucrative contract going to Jesuit school

Two leading superintendents from the three public high school districts in San Jose say the city failed to notify them of a six-figure grant proposal for a work-study program that was instead awarded to a private, Catholic school. Two

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2019-08-20T08:34:14-07:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: |1 Comment