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Three Area Catholic Schools Named National Blue Ribbon SchoolsThis week, the US Department of Education gave three area Catholic schools the nod for excellence in education.
Catholic Schools Achieve Well on National Assessment of Educational Progress
Philly Catholic Elementary Schools Closed Monday Due To ColdPhiladelphia parish and regional Catholic elementary schools will be closed Monday due to the severe cold temperatures expected in the Delaware Valley.
Head of a Montco Catholic School Trekking 40 Miles For FundraiserStudents at Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School, in Ardsley, cheered as a rainsoaked Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, ran up the grade school's driveway.
St. Stephen's School In Pennsauken To Close In JuneThe school, which opened in 1962, says the closure is due to financial difficulties caused by declining student enrollment.
In Some Cases, Random Drug Testing Of Students Is LegalThe Fourth Amendment says that a person can’t be subject to an unreasonable search and seizure by public officials. But the Supreme Court ruled, in some cases, it is okay to randomly drug test students.
After One-Year Reprieve, A South Jersey Catholic High School Slated For ClosureSacred Heart High School, in Vineland, will be shut down come June.
Assumption School, in Atco, NJ, Will Shut Down After Current School YearA number of fundraisers for the school have been held, but future events are now on hold.
St. James Regional Catholic School, Made Up Of Students From 2 Closed Catholic Schools, Opens Its Doors With joyful songs and the bishop's blessing, Saint James Regional Catholic School opened its doors on Wednesday morning, marking a new era for the Archdiocese.
Independent Foundation To Run Philadelphia's Catholic High SchoolsThe independent "Faith in the Future" foundation will be calling the shots at the 17 Philadelphia-area Catholic high schools and four special-education schools.
Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Announces New SuperintendentsDr. Carol A. Cary is the new Superintendent of Secondary Schools and Ms. Jacqueline P. Coccia is the new Superintendent of Elementary Schools.
It's 'Voucher Sunday' For Philadelphia's CatholicsMonths after a school voucher program failed to pass the Pennsylvania state house, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia continues its call for school choice, declaring today "Voucher Sunday."