Catholic Schools – Building Strong Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

The following is an opinion piece by Diane Starkovich, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Since 1974, Catholic schools across this country have celebrated National Catholic Schools Week during the last week in January. This year, our 18 archdiocesan and seven independent Catholic schools will join the National Catholic Educational Association and […]

Innovative Marketing and Fundraising Efforts Boost Catholic School Enrollment

The following post is an excerpt from “New Movements in School Finance” by John S. Welsh, a feature article in the upcoming February/March issue of Momentum.  The full article will be printed in Momentum, available to NCEA Members and for single-issue purchase in February 2015. “Rising costs of education, shifting demographics and competition from charter […]

Reminder: Live Broadcast Catholic University Mass for CSW

The Catholic University of America and Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association, will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas, which will be broadcast live on EWTN.  The Mass will be held Tuesday, January 27, in the Great Upper Church […]

Good News for the Nation: Catholic Schools Are Thriving

Catholic schools offer academic excellence and faith-filled education for students nationwide. National test scores, high school graduation rates, college attendance and other data show that Catholic schools frequently outperform schools in both the public and private sectors. While some Catholic schools are challenged by declining enrollments and school closures, the good news is that there […]