Just imagine this educational landscape: Free schooling—including at the university level. Continued support for teachers. No high-stakes standardized tests. More recess and breaks for hands-on projects. More equality?
Let’s hear it for the intrepid staff at St. Anthony High School in Jersey City, N.J., who have not only embarked on a bold multimedia fundraising campaign to secure the school’s future, Anthony 2020, but have also created a new online community, Faith in Education, showcasing the success stories of Catholic schools across the country. The site’s creators hope to spark conversation about Catholic schools on a national level.
When I took the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), back in *undisclosed date here,* it was all about the bubble sheets. There was no writing section. There was only the sealed paper test and my secret fear that when I showed up to take the test, all of my pencils would be Number 3 pencils.