Tag: Notre Dame ACE Academies

Reform-minded Catholic schools push to close reading gaps

It’s the benchmark for long-term academic success – having every student reading at grade level or higher by the end of third grade. And it’s the lofty mission of a new reading program for Catholic school students developed by the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education Academies. ACE[Read More…]

Catholic schools in Florida show growth, buck national trend

Across America, Catholic schools are closing. But in San Antonio, Fla., where cows meet cul-de-sacs on the fringe of greater Tampa, St. Anthony Catholic School is getting new classrooms. The 129-year-old, K-8 school has rebounded since it hit a Great Recession low of 153 students in 2010. It’s up to[Read More…]

More signs of a Catholic school comeback

News about Catholic schools in the U.S. usually isn’t good. Rarely a week goes by without a headline about another one closing and, with it, a neighborhood institution that for generations brought high-quality education to often low-income families. So what a nice change to see another local story about a Catholic school in Tampa, for[Read More…]