Catholic Education Partners Releases “The Catholic Vision of Education”

STILLWATER, MN—Shawn Peterson, President of Catholic Education Partners, today announced the release of a new booklet exploring the Catholic vision of education and its relevance to the modern family. The Catholic Vision of Education: Leading Our Children to Christ in a Challenging Era explores and explains the original and continuing mission of Catholic education in […]

What Makes a School Catholic?

An analysis of the recent “Instruction” titled, “The identity of the Catholic school for a culture of dialogue,” from the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions).

The Importance of Building Coalitions in the School Choice Movement

There is an old African proverb that says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” History is full of examples of working together through the building of alliances and coalitions in order to achieve meaningful and lasting success, and in many cases is the key to […]

Catholic Education Uplifts Disadvantaged Communities

This blog post originally appeared on the blog for West Virginia Voices for Choices. The Roman Catholic Church has been operating non-government schools in the United States for more than two centuries. Our schools were founded to ensure the continuation of our faith, promotion of the common good in our society, and to provide disadvantaged […]

CEP Urges Creation of ESA in West Virginia

Catholic Education Partners joined a coalition of advocates in support of a universal education savings account program currently under debate in the state Senate. The text of the letter, dated February 4, is as follows: Dear legislators, On behalf of the undersigned organizations, our activists, and thousands of families in our state, we urge you […]

Mississippi Bishops Call for Expanding ESA Program

This release originally ran at Empower Mississippi, visit the site to see the full letters. In letters addressed to the legislature, the leaders of the Catholic Dioceses of Jackson and Biloxi voiced support for expanding Mississippi’s Education Scholarship Account program, which enables parents to direct their state education tax dollars to the educational setting and […]

CEP’s Christmas Wish: Educators as the Face of Parental Choice

This piece was originally published at redefinED on January 3, 2019. Wishing a new look for education choice advocates By Greg Dolan This Christmas, I am giving thanks for the recent election of so many supporters of the parental right to educational choice for their children. And if I had one wish to improve something […]