Why does this matter to others? It matters because a child who attends a Catholic school is much likelier to finish high school and attend college than his or her public-school counterpart.
In Buffalo, for example, 99 percent of Catholic high school students graduate — more than twice the 47 percent rate for public-school students. Ninety-eight percent of the Catholic-school students go on to college.
Meanwhile, fewer than 10 percent of Buffalo public-school students leave high…
Today the New York Post published an editorial on Judge Brian Cogan’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act. I would like to share it with you.
Here is an excerpt:
For a while it looked as though the president had got the best of the cardinal.
Two years ago, Timothy Cardinal Dolan left an Oval Office meeting believing he had President Obama’s word that his health-care regulations would respect the conscience rights of religious organizations. A few weeks later, the president phoned to say the Department of Health and Human Services was going ahead with a mandate requiring even church groups to underwrite…
I would like to share with you two excellent columns written by New York Post’s Michael Goodwin on Catholic Schools.
Here is an excerpt from his column:
So it goes in New York’s tiresome public-school wars. Meanwhile, there’s another city school system that doesn’t make headlines. It just keeps chugging forward, quietly carrying its students to remarkable success at about half the cost of the public system. Teachers are unionized, yet the schools succeed without endless confrontation.
New York’s Catholic schools are the little engine that could. Their success doesn’t make news because there’s nothing shocking about it. It happens routinely, year…