This compilation is a companion to the Cardinal Newman Society’s analysis, Faith and Morals Language in Catholic School Teacher Employment Documents: Best Practices Brief. It provides additional source material for the reader to consider when researching and reviewing faith and morals clauses in diocesan employment documents for Catholic school teachers. Diocesan policies and statements regarding teachers were […]
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About Dr. Dan Guernsey
Dan Guernsey, Ed.D., is a senior fellow of The Cardinal Newman Society, which promotes and defends faithful Catholic education. He has 13 years’ experience as a high school principal and has served an associate professor and education department chair at the university level. He and his wife Lisa have 6 children.
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In an effort to encourage discussion and to assist educational leaders as they ensure the Catholic identity of their schools, The Cardinal Newman Society has compiled these best practices in Catholic school employment agreements from Catholic dioceses in the United States. Statements included represent strong examples of different mechanisms dioceses are using to articulate the […]
Many of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts are, when taken in isolation and at face value, fairly innocuous. Who, after all, could be against a fifth grader being asked to “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text […]
This publication is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and how those standards potentially impact Catholic education. As of yet, there has been no serious effort to analyze the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) on Catholic education—one that engages Catholic school educators at all levels as well as […]