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Catholic Schools Feeling Squeeze From Charters

Competition for students, especially in urban areas, is putting added pressure on Catholic institutions. (August 28, 2012)

Spotlight on Religion in Schools

This Spotlight examines growing debates, from the classroom to the courtroom, on topics like evolution, religion in textbooks, and school choice.

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May 13, 2013 - Education Week
The approach of mixing online instruction and face-to-face learning comes as Catholic schools face increasing competition from charter schools.
October 23, 2012 - Education Week
October 9, 2012 - Education Week
Many Roman Catholic, Lutheran, and other private schools have adopted at least portions of the standards, in part for practical reasons.
October 8, 2012 - Education Week
Competition for students, especially in urban areas, is putting added pressure on Catholic institutions.
August 28, 2012 - Education Week
New guidelines from education, religious, and First Amendment groups are warning schools to be mindful of students' free-speech rights as they step up anti-bullying efforts.
May 22, 2012 - Education Week
January 31, 2012 - Education Week
A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision that the Constitution bars employment-discrimination lawsuits against churches by their ministers holds major implications for religious schools.
January 17, 2012 - Education Week
October 17, 2011 - Education Week
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' opinions in youths'-rights cases reflect his 'originalist' thinking.
October 17, 2011 - Education Week

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