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Friday, July 29th
Challenges to Christian school sustainability have been well-documented in recent years—from historical declines in enrollment, to limited reach across diverse populations, to lack of programmatic and structural innovation, to personnel shortages and increasing educator burnout.
Wednesday, July 27th
“We could view schools as an essential service, so that it wouldn’t be necessary to shut them down in future pandemic crises, or any type of crisis, really … similar to the ways that hospitals stay open,” Joanna DeJong VanHof, a Cardus researcher, told the Epoch Times.
Tuesday, July 26th
The Cardus Education Survey provides nationally representative snapshots of the life trajectories of secondary-school graduates from government schools, Catholic independent schools, Protestant independent schools, and non-religious independent schools in the US, Canada, and Australia.
"As we emerge from the pandemic, we need to start rebuilding the civic skill of charitable volunteering," writes Joanna DeJong VanHof, a Cardus researcher, in the Hamilton Spectator. "At the very least, we should be making it easier for folks to volunteer."
Ontario is leaving out thousands of students from its $93 million increase in special education grant funding to help make up for pandemic learning loss.
York Region's religious congregations contribute an estimated $235 million worth of benefits to their surrounding communities, according to haloproject.ca. YorkRegion.com spoke with Dr. Lisa Richmond, Vice-President of Research at Cardus, to learn more.
A three-country comparison of school outcomes confirms Christian independent schools fulfill their intended purpose and perform at similar levels.
Wednesday, July 20th
"Affordability should never be a barrier to volunteering," Joanna DeJong VanHof, a Cardus researcher, told CBC Radio's Metro Morning.
Monday, July 18th
Cardus's research with the Angus Reid Institute on Canadian religiosity features prominently in this story about Canadian Catholics ahead of a visit by Pope Francis.
"The answer is more educational pluralism, not less," writes David Hunt, Cardus Education program director. "There’s a lot of research on this. The bottom-line: Independent schools—including religious ones—strengthen social cohesion."?
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