Many parents choose to send their children to local government schools, and the reasons for this decision are varied. In some cases, parents would prefer to send their kids to private school, but feel as though they cannot afford the cost of tuition. Fortunately, some methods exist for making the cost of a private education […]Read more "The Surprising Affordability of Private Education"
In today’s global economy, it is more important than ever to learn a second language. Not only do dual-language immersion programs benefit the non-native English speakers by allowing them a chance to learn in their native tongues, English speakers are gifted with the opportunity to pick up another language while continuing their education. This unique […]Read more "The Importance of Dual-Language Immersion Programs"
Catholic schools often have a smaller population of students than their public school counterparts. While this is beneficial when it comes to individualized attention, it can also mean a higher probability of isolation for students that don’t fit in easily. Finding ways to keep those students active and engaged with their peers during the […]Read more "Summer Activities for Catholic Students"
Catholic schools in inner cities are making a difference in the success and happiness of the children who live there. Many urban-area parents have removed their children from neighborhood schools troubled with violence and failure, sending them to the Catholic schools where teachers demonstrate genuine concern for these children suffering from trauma in their lives. […]Read more "How Catholic School Teachers are Reaching Out"
Underachievement typically stems from emotional or psychological turbulence, not laziness. Statistics regarding waning academic performance are troubling: Jo Ann Natale of The Education Digest determined that approximately 40 to 60 percent of students are underachievers. If your child isn’t living up to his or her potential, however, you can use this gentle guidance to get […]Read more "Helping the Underachieving Student"
Originally posted on TheCatholicSpiritWV.org A new tax law passed late last year could offer a great financial opportunity for parents or guardians paying Catholic school tuition or wishing to send children to Catholic school. The law contained a provision to expand “529 accounts,” tax-advantaged savings programs formerly limited to college costs, to include K-12 expenses. […]Read more "New Tax Law Could Offer Great Financial Opportunity in Paying Catholic School Tuition"
Because With an Incarnate View of the World, there are no Secular Subjects Deciding what type of school to enroll your child in can be difficult given the many options within today’s educational system. They each come with different philosophies, practices, and teaching methods, all of which have an enormous impact on a given child’s […]Read more "Why Catholic Schools?"