Tag: religious education

Supreme Court’s education ruling is good for all Nevadans

Editor’s note: This commentary from Valeria Gurr, director of external relations for the American Federation for Children, and Shaka Mitchell, director of State Strategy and Advocacy for the American Federation for Children, appeared Friday on thenevadaindependent.com. This spring, the U.S. Supreme Court has done its level best to stay in[Read More…]

How will Carson v Makin affect Catholic schools?

Nicole Garnett, senior policy adviser to the Alliance for Catholic Education and a Notre Dame University law professor, recently joined Tim Uhl, secretary of education/superintendent for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, on the Catholic School Matters podcast to discuss the recent Carson v. Makin Supreme Court case and implications for[Read More…]

Close enough in education choice no longer good enough

Those defending discrimination in education received a well-deserved comeuppance last month—from two quarters. The first, a lesson in constitutional law, matches nicely with the second, the creation of expansive opportunities for parents to choose how and where their children learn. This combination will define K-12 education for the next century.[Read More…]

Religious schools may face another hurdle to state tuition

Editor’s note: This article appeared last week on washingtontimes.com. Religious schools got what they wanted when the Supreme Court allowed them to participate in a state tuition program. But the state attorney general said the ruling will be for naught unless the schools are willing to abide by the same[Read More…]

Catholic school enrollment rebounding in large dioceses and U.S. overall

Editor’s note: Good news for Catholic schools comes on the heels of National Catholic Schools Week, with dioceses including the Archdiocese of Miami posting enrollment gains. This article first appeared on catholicnewsagency.com and uses information included in a recent reimaginED post, which you can read here. After a difficult 2020-21[Read More…]

Hispanic educators are key to long-term survival of Catholic schools

Editor’s note: This commentary from Melodie Wyttenbach, executive director of the Roche Center for Catholic Education at Boston College, and Hosffman Ospino, an associate professor of Hispanic ministry and religious education at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, appeared earlier this week on americamagazine.com. reimaginED is republishing it in[Read More…]

Adventist Florida Conference leader: Our goal is to be intentional

“The greatest gift that any educator can give to their students is to serve them by being a foundation for learning rather than a ceiling.” – Frank Runnels As the organizational body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the state of Florida, the Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has a[Read More…]

Catholic schools continue to attract families looking for education choice

Editor’s note: National Catholic Schools Week, celebrated this year as Celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6, is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. In today’s post, Michael Barrett, Associate for Education for the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops, explains why, in his[Read More…]