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Senior Policy Advisor Nicole Garnett Featured on

on Wednesday, 23 August 2017.

Nicole Garnett

Nicole Garnett, the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, co-author of Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America, and Senior Policy Advisor for the Alliance for Catholic Education, was featured on Time. com. 

The article, titled "How Faith-Based and Private Schools Can Help Chicago Youth" was published on August 22, 2017 and details how an Illinois tax credit scholarship program could have a dramatic impact on Chicago families by allowing students to attend a school of their choice. 


Moments with Multicutltural Saints: Josephine Bakhita

Written by Rachel Quinones, ACE 23, Katy Lichon, Ph.D., Clare Roach, M.Ed., Jennifer Dees, M.Ed. on Wednesday, 23 August 2017.

This is our latest installment of the English as a New Language Program’s Moments with Multicultural Saints, intended to provide useful classroom takeaways that will help you to broaden perspectives, teach about the universal Church, and find inspiration from saints from around the world. This month, we highlight the life of Saint Josephine Bakhita. You will find two different versions below, tailored to the appropriate age range of your students.

"A Rare Shot for School Choice in Illinois" from the Chicago Tribune

on Sunday, 13 August 2017.

For too long, low-income children in Illinois have been prisoners of their ZIP codes. Their educational opportunities are determined by arbitrary lines on a map that pen families inside a school district's boundaries.

Lawmakers who are wrestling over a new school funding formula this week should embrace a compromise that would rescue those children. They can advance a proposal creating scholarships for low- and middle-income kids to attend school outside their district boundaries.

Continue reading "A Rare Shot for School Choice in Illinois" from the Chicago Tribune.

Christian Dallavis Selected to Join Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program

Theo Helm on Friday, 04 August 2017.

Dr. Christian Dallavis, the Senior Director of Leadership Programs for the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education, has been selected to join the prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program.

2017 End of Summer Photo Essay

on Tuesday, 01 August 2017.

Photographer Andrew Hamaty (ACE 22—Mission) provides a recap of the second half of ACE Summer with the following images. Visit his Midsummer Photo Essay for more moments from ACE Summer 2017. 

End of Summer Slideshow 2017

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