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Thomas Kiely’s Guest Blog on Jubilee Schools

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When the Jubilee School in Memphis, TN announced their closure earlier this year I shared the sadness of those engaged directly in the schools, and the general discontent of colleagues working in urban Catholic education more generally.  While I am sure that the reasons for the closure had been building over time, I believe that

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Bernard Dumond Guest Blog on Jubilee Schools

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The Audacity of Indifference: Lessons Learned from the Closing of the Memphis Jubilee Schools On January 23, 2018, like many others in our Catholic educational community, I learned the disheartening news of the closing of the Jubilee Schools of the Diocese of Memphis. As a Catholic school advocate who focuses my ministry work on providing

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Dr. Joseph Hollowell Guest Blog on Jubilee Schools

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What Have Researchers Learned That Might Still Help Memphis Reading the postmortem comments regarding the closure of the Jubilee Schools followed by the reopening of those campuses by a charter school operator aroused within me both a deep sense of concern and remorse. Like the diocesan leaders before them in Washington D.C., Miami, and Indianapolis

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Dr. RaeNell Houston Guest Blog on Jubilee Schools

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Upon hearing the news of the closing of the Jubilee Catholic Schools in Memphis, I was saddened but not shocked. The reality that Catholic school leaders face today is a complicated and complex one, most especially those serving high-poverty communities. Often times, these leaders are isolated from others in the diocese because they face different

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Dr. Christian Dallavis Guest Blog on Jubilee Schools

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My colleague on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame, Kole Knueppel, often talks about leadership in terms of mountaintop and valley experiences. A few months ago, on a Tuesday in January, several of us on Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education team drove to Chicago to participate in the kickoff to Catholic Schools

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March 4th Newsletter

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Here is the link to the March 4th newsletter.  In my blog today I spotlight Bishop McNamara HS in suburban Washington, DC.  Founded as a mostly-white all-boys school, it’s now a beacon of diversity.  My top 5 articles: “Why Increased Enrollment of Hispanic Student Benefits Catholic Schools” is a great piece by Dr. Hosffman Ospino

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Feb 25th Newsletter

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This week’s newsletter highlights 5 more new Catholic schools and their great stories in the blog and podcasts.  In the newsletter, however, I’ve also included some of my favorite articles about school communication.  Specifically, I’ve included resources to help school leaders.  My favorite five articles are the first 5 listed: Justin Baeder’s “Brevity Challenge” has

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FEb 18th Newsletter

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Here is the link to the newsletter.  The Top 5: At the top of the American Catholic News section, there is a great feature story on Dr. RaeNell Houston, the superintendent for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Listen to my podcast interview from last fall with Dr. RaeNell here. As the immigration debate rages, Rev.

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Feb 11th Newsletter

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Here is the link to the Feb 11th Newsletter.  My Top 5: “The Need to Think Differently” in the American Catholic News section is a great blog post by Don Drees (President) Dr. Bill Hughes (Chief Academic Officer) of Seton Schools in Milwaukee. They argues that we (Catholic school leaders) need new thinking to avoid

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Feb 4th Newsletter

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Here is the link to the Feb 4th Newsletter The Top 5 Links: NCR was very kind in writing a great article about Catholic School Matters. The host of “In Conversations” also invited me onto the show.  I encourage you to click on the links.  Outlets like NCR pay attention to metrics.  The more hits

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Turnaround Catholic Schools

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Here is the link to the January 28th newsletter.  This week’s top 5: I’ve included links to the turnaround schools and a few articles about this schools. They are amazing stories.  Clearly, there is no silver bullet to turn around every Catholic school’s fortunes.  But you’ll be inspired by the efforts! However, school closing announcements

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January 21st newsletter

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Here is the link to the Jan 21st newsletter This week, I have a very lengthy blog which tries to bring together lessons I have learned from the Church Documents series.  Monday’s podcast marks the final podcast in the series and I wanted to draw your attention to the landing page for the Church Documents

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Innovation in Catholic Schools

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Here is the link to the Jan 14th newsletter. This edition of Catholic School Matters is devoted to Catholic school innovation.  I blog about my visit last month to Seton Catholic Schools in Milwaukee, a remarkable charter-like Catholic school network.  It would benefit any school or diocesan school leader to pay attention to what’s going

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Sticky: Superintendent’s Office

Dr. Tim Uhl, Superintendent, superintendent@montanacc.org PO Box 1708 Helena MT 59601 office phone: 406-442-5761 cell phone: 406-603-0174 FAX: 406-442-9047

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