As some private schools are being forced to close their doors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, California private school advocates are expressing concern over California’s plan to allocate $1.5 billion in funding it received via the Coronavir
When Governor Gavin Newsom urged public schools throughout the state to close in response to the threat of COVID-19, California’s 250,000 Catholic school students didn’t miss a beat in their curriculum. Although it still remains up to the County O
On January 22, 2020 one of the most important school choice cases of the past half century will be argued before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue will decide if states may discriminate against religious options in generally available scholarship programs.
Governor Newsom has signed into law a bill aimed at providing help to single parents in college as they balance classwork and parenting. One of our Catholic Advocacy Day bill, the Conference has been working diligently on the passage of AB 809 for the entire session
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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops recently approved a new pastoral letter - Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love – examining the “persistent” history of racism in this nation.
There are major learning gaps in California schools that have not closed significantly in over a decade.
A Statement by the California Catholic Conference of Bishops
Coinciding with Catholic Schools’ Week, the California Catholic Conference of Bishops has issued a comprehensive document entirely focused on Catholic schools. Entitled “Our Catho
- Renewing our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millenium, (Copyright 2005, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Inc.)
- National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) website
- The California Association of Private School Organizations (CAPSO) has information of interest to California's private school parents, students and teachers.
- Information about Catholic colleges in the United States is available from the National Catholic College Admission Assocation. The site contains information for prospective students, parents and high school counselors.