• School vouchers gain support, see smoother path ahead

    School vouchers gain support, see smoother path ahead

    • Mar 20, 2017

    Supporters of school voucher programs are looking forward to action on the issue given the Trump administration’s focus on it. Trump’s budget doesn’t explain how it will work out, but his education secretary says she has a plan.

  • Bishops say U.S. must address needs of immigrants, show compassion

    Bishops say U.S. must address needs of immigrants, show compassion

    • Mar 11, 2017

    Archbishop Jose Gomez, vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said immigration is the “human rights test of our time” and said that having a policy that solely focuses on deportations without addressing reform of the immigration system risks causing “a human rights nightmare.”

  • Trump pushes education choices in visit to Florida Catholic school

    Trump pushes education choices in visit to Florida Catholic school

    • Mar 5, 2017

    Maureen Ferguson, senior policy advisor at The Catholic Association, said the president’s visit was appropriate given Catholic schools’ “record of success.” She said Catholic high school students are twice as likely as public school students to graduate college and their high school education is half the cost as public schools.