- Jan 28, 2020
Opened in 2001, De La Salle is a founding member of the Cristo Rey Network, the only association of high schools in the country that integrate college preparatory academics with four years of professional work experience. The first Cristo Rey school began in Chicago in 1996; there are now 37 such schools nationwide; all serve low-income populations.
Established in 1883 to carry on the historic mission of Catholic education to enlighten and empower the vulnerable and voiceless, ICA Cristo Rey Academy in San Francisco fulfills its ministry by joining with 152 corporate partners to integrate professional work experience with a four-year college prep curriculum and give economically disadvantaged girls a career-enhancing edge.
The author of a new Manhattan Institute study, Kathleen Porter-Magee, raises the possibility that a commitment to treating “every student as having equal worth before God” may be the “secret sauce” of Catholic schools.
A sea of both experienced Catholic liberal teachers and neophytes eager to learn about the educational philosophy gathered at The Catholic University of America in Washington July 22-25.
Five years into his presidency, Marquette University’s president is focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and healing.
Individualism and consumerism undermine the most basic rules of coexistence and challenge the principles of cooperation and mutual understanding promoted by Catholic education, Pope Francis said.