Education

The report found a total of 2,713 cases of leafleting on and off campus — an average of more than seven per day— nationwide, compared with 1,214 in 2018.
Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario members working in the Ottawa-Carleton, Toronto, Toronto Catholic and York Region District School Boards take part in a one-day full withdrawal of services strike on Jan. 20. Photo courtesy of E.T.F.O.-Ontario.
Dean Dettloff February 11, 2020
The job actions, which come alongside strikes by other teachers’ unions across the province, reflect a new breaking point in relations between public educators and the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario, led by Premier Doug Ford.
Wapichan school children in Guyana. Photos courtesy of Leah Casimero
Ian Peoples February 10, 2020
Indigenous primary school students grow up speaking one of several different indigenous languages of the interior of Guyana but when they begin school they encounter a system based on an English-language framework, referencing a culture and experiences they do not share.
Catholic News Service February 07, 2020
Bishops Barber and Fitzgerald issued the statement expressing appreciation for the administration's commitment to parental choice in education following a visit by Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Philadelphia.
A graduation ceremony at The Catholic University of America on May 14, 2018. (CNS photo/Dana Rene Bowler, courtesy The Catholic University of America)
John Garvey February 06, 2020
A federal court has ruled that religious colleges cannot be ordered to recognize adjunct faculty unions. John Garvey, the president of the Catholic University of America, explains why.
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Kathleen Porter-Magee January 31, 2020
Traditional values can help individuals stay out of poverty, writes Kathleen Porter-Magee, and Catholic schools are still teaching them—resisting the slogan “do what feels good.”