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Catholic Schools Herald

Published: April 25, 2009   

Click on a headline below to read selected stories from the special Catholic Schools Herald section which appeared in the April 25 issue of Arkansas Catholic.

  • Every child can succeed at track, coach says
    For students who might not be able to find their niche on the basketball or football team or on the cheerleading squad, cross country and track and field are good options, Clem Papineau said.

  • 32-year veteran, ‘foundation of the school’ to retire
    English teacher Sharon Neufell, called “part of the foundation of the school,” will retire May 29 at Trinity Junior High School in Fort Smith.

  • Evidence supports need for vouchers, researcher says
    Catholic schools and other private institutions fare well in some areas of education research; in other areas, they do about as well as public schools.

  • Are vouchers, tax credits the answer for viability of schools?
    For the past 16 years as a Catholic school educator, I have been asked why Catholic schools cannot receive assistance from the state or tax credits for parents. My answer regarding assistance from the state is that Arkansas has Blaine laws in the state constitution that prohibit any private or religious-based school from receiving state money.

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