Catholic schools


    The Diocese of Springfield has ordered an assessment of each of the remaining Catholic elementary schools in western Massachusetts.

Pat Bradley/WAMC

The backlash against standardized testing is rippling through some Roman Catholic schools. Those schools are already balancing the college-driven Common Core learning standards against their institutions' spiritual goals.

Two Dozen Catholic Schools to Close in NY

Jan 23, 2013
Joel Kramer

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Archdiocese will close 24 Roman Catholic schools in a cost-saving move. Ten of these schools are in the Hudson Valley.