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  • Boys' basketball: Servite hires John Morris as interim coach

     
    Servite has hired alumnus John Morris to replace Tim Kelly as its boys' basketball coach on an interim basis for the 2011-12 season, the school announced. Morris, a former three-sport athlete who graduated from Servite in 2001, had spent four......
  • As feared/hoped, voucher program drains public schools

     
    AP Story: Indiana vouchers prompt thousands to change schools Weeks after Indiana began the nation's broadest school voucher program, thousands of students have transferred from public to private schools, causing a spike in enrollment at some Catholic...
  • Here's some school choice for you: Let's choose to wait and see on vouchers

     
    Just as backers had hoped and opponents feared, a new statewide school voucher program in Indiana is draining money from public education and offering new life to struggling parochial schools. The nearly 3,700 students from low- and middle-income families...
  • How much a difference does Christian schooling make?

     
    The September issue of Christianity Today reports on a study done by an Ontario-based Christian think tank to assess the effect of public, private, and religious schools on people ages 23-40. Researchers found: Graduates of public schools were most likely...
  • Pennsylvania high school football notebook heading into Week 3

     
    The Harrisburg Patriot-News has started a new feature this season, compiling a high school football notebook from sportswriters across the state. I'm one of the writers who contributes notes each week. Here's the latest edition, which was passed along by....
  • Football: A Yom Kippur dilemma

     
    Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, is next Friday. That's why a lot of high school football games have been switched to Thursday night. But West Hills Chaminade, a Catholic school with more than 100 Jewish......
  • 'Dexter' recap: It's hammer time!

     
    I was optimistic about this new season of “Dexter” for one particular reason: the smirk on Dexter’s face in the screener’s press photos. Of course, it’s understandable that Dexter was a bit of a downer last season, with his...
  • Vouchers No Magic Bullet: Researchers Split On Their Effectiveness.

     
    If you ask Gov. Tom Corbett how to fix what ails Pennsylvania’s public schools, you’ll get an unequivocal answer: “What we need to do is create the competition,” the Republican said as he rolled out his revamped school reform...
  • Movie Review: The Mighty Macs

     
    There's something irresistible about a the underdog's plight, something glorious about a “Cinderella Story” in sports. “The Mighty Macs” is a movie that taps into that, telling us of the glory days of  Immaculata College's women'...
  • Burke's idea to continue free water is all wet

     
    Friday's print column, below, is a revised and extended version of a blog posting yesterday Ald. Ed Burke, 14th, made a splash, so to speak, Wednesday when he called for allowing religious schools and houses of worship to continue getting......
  • HBO’s “Prayer for a Perfect Season” follows NJ high school hoops team

     
    By Tom Comi Follow @ChannelGuide [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] At most public high schools around the country, the basketball team merely provides entertainment and school spirit for...