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 […]
Author Archive for: Dr. Denise Donohue
About Dr. Denise Donohue
Denise Donohue, Ed.D., is the Vice President for Educator Resources at The Cardinal Newman Society. She earned her doctorate in school administration, with a concentration in curriculum development and a dissertation on the establishment of private, independent Catholic schools. She has served as interim chair and visiting assistant professor of a college education department, founder and principal of a Catholic high school, founder and religion coordinator for a Catholic grade school, and assistant head of a Catholic K-12 school.
Entries by Dr. Denise Donohue
This publication is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and how those standards potentially impact Catholic education. At least 33 Catholic dioceses and scores of private and independent Catholic schools across the United States have decided to take a cautious approach to the relatively new and untested “Common Core” […]
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 is part of a series of reports on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and its potential impact on Catholic education. Of key importance to parochial, private, and public school administrators and superintendents is the question of how to address the costs associated with the technological requirements for assessing students under the new Common Core […]