Tag: Catholic school reform

Catholic schools belong in the ed reform conversation – Jill Kafka, podcastED

Over the summer, a group of Catholic schools in Harlem and the Bronx posted some attention-grabbing results. Their students took the same tests as children in New York’s charter and traditional public schools. State data showed that, on average, all types of schools improved. But the Partnership Schools improved faster.[Read More…]

Catholic school reform takes root in Florida

Students know their priorities the moment they enter St. Joseph Catholic School. A sign by the front door reads, “Our Goals: College. Heaven.’’ Inside the West Tampa school’s cafeteria, boys and girls gather for Holy Karaoke, a morning program that encourages them to dance and sing, and focus on the[Read More…]