I was wrong to call Catholic schools immoral for holding in-person classes amid COVID-19. This new approach, she said, “ensures that our schools will have the funding or the services available because they are reserved specifically for our schools.”. By Lisa MacGregor Global News Posted December 15, 2020 8:30 pm . Oct 4, 2020. WASHINGTON — Private Catholic schools will be eligible for federal pandemic aid through the COVID-19 relief bill approved by Congress yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic … The GEER fund is an educational program that targets the implications of COVID on academics. General information about the Niagara Catholic District School Board. Congress has approved $82 billion for public and private K-12 schools, and the vast majority of those federal dollars will go to a $54.3 billion fund for public schools, while $22.7 billion would go to public and private higher education. These numbers may differ from other sources, as the data may be extracted at different times. or school. “In a staff meeting today, with Michael Deegan, the archdiocese superintendent of schools, there was optimism [about the fact] that the funds would be going through the governor,” Joseph Zwilling, the spokesman for the New York Archdiocese, told the Register. Staff Reporter. “These are two completely separate funds, and Catholic schools will have to look at where they most need help.”. Roman Catholic … Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, “has been supportive of non-governmental schools in the past,” and given that fact “we are hopeful about how the new process will work in the State of New York.”, “It should not matter where your child goes to school,” said Zwilling. The same is true of our school communities and the response of our Catholic schools have humbled us and made us grateful for the example they are providing of God's light in this world. St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy of Queens students in the lower grades worked on their rhyming skills before Thanksgiving. I was wrong to call Catholic schools immoral for holding in-person classes amid COVID-19. Sign up for 6 Free IssuesTry us out with a free trial subscription. Since September, 173 cases have been reported in academies and schools across the Diocese, according to the state’s online “report card” database. Here at St. Anthony's we are asking for the support and understanding of our visitors in helping us minimise the risk of COVID-19. print and digital media outlets, dedicated to reporting the truth in light of the Gospel and the You can learn more about our procedures (page 14) and school reporting protocol in the event of a positive COVID-19 case in a school. Now Catholic schools seeking reimbursement for COVID-related costs are expected to benefit from a “streamlined” process with a “set aside” for non-pubic institutions. The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says a … The school outbreak map shows the current status of COVID-19 in K-12 schools across Alberta. WASHINGTON — Private Catholic schools will be eligible for federal pandemic aid through the COVID-19 relief bill approved by Congress yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops confirmed today. The question remains, is it always and everywhere wrong for a person, to avail themselves of this benefit if no alternatives are available? NO FAMILY WILL BE EXCLUDED DUE TO FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY. The same is true of our school communities and the response of our Catholic schools have humbled us and made us grateful for the example they are providing of God's light in this world. Sign-up for E-NewsletterGet Register Updates sent daily or weeklyto your inbox. … The Catholic Diocese of Lansing joined a federal lawsuit levied this week by the Michigan Association of Nonpublic Schools against Robert Gordon, director of the state Department of Health and Human Services. Catholic Schools in Brooklyn See Increased Enrollment amid COVID-19 . A school calendar consists of 178 days of instruction. Audio only: Become a Patron. Another sticking point is that Catholic schools in desperate straits during this time will have to choose whether to apply to the GEER program or seek help with operational costs, like payroll, through the PPP program. -- L’Essor Catholic Elementary School in Tecumseh is the latest school to have a COVID-19 outbreak in Windsor-Essex. Opinion contributor . Covid-19 Vaccines and Catholic Morality. Covid-19 "St Gregory’s has provided my son with amazing opportunities. In August, I … SDG Reviews ‘Soul’: Going Beyond (and Before) ‘Inside Out’, Congressional COVID-19 Relief Bill Brings Urgent Aid for Catholic Schools in New York, Capital Punishment: It’s About Both the Penalty and the Death, Singing Spiritual Brothers in Arms: 4 Military Chaplains Sing Songs Reflecting the Glory of God. But even as Daniels celebrated the breakthrough, she acknowledged that the new provisions “are narrow and tied to needs that are directly related to the coronavirus.”. A Catholic school teacher went back to school. OC Catholic Schools COVID 19 Dashboard Diocese of Orange Catholic Schools remains … I'm writing to follow up on our dialogue about how we may continue to serve our students this fall semester safely. The Governor’s remarks arrived just before the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress test scores came on Wednesday. The Massachusetts Governor recently pointed to the state’s Catholic schools as confirmation that schools can be re-opened safely. 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