In challenging economic times, why should parents choose a Catholic education for their children? NCEA President Karen Ristau asked the 60 members of NCEA’s department executive committees to give their responses. Here are their top ten reasons.
Catholic elementary and high schools offer:
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1. To integrate Catholic, Christian teachings and values into every aspect of the learning process and experience of school so that young people’s journey into adulthood will also be a journey of faith and a growing internalization of these teachings and values.
2. To provide an excellent academic education to help young people reach their God-given potential and be responsible, productive citizens.
3. To assist parents, who are their children’s primary educators, in the education and religious formation of their children.