The Educational Plan for Saint Jerome Academy

St. Jerome Academy in Maryland has become an inspiration to schools that want to offer thoroughly Catholic education. The K-8 parish school was fighting to stay alive in 2009 when a group of parents and parishioners proposed a return to a classical liberal arts...

What Makes a School Catholic?

by Curtis L. Hancock Catholic parents are usually grateful that their children are enrolled in Catholic schools.  Often they punctuate their expression of thanks with the remark that “at least there I know my kids are getting some instruction in the Catholic faith.”...

Catholic Philosophy of Education

In a brief hundred pages, Dr. Hancock’s book, Recovering a Catholic Philosophy of Elementary Education, presents a clear vision of the goals of Catholic education and the human person it is meant to develop. The book is divided into six chapters, each with a number of...