The Decline of Catholic Education


For much of the 20th century, a Catholic education was often a relatively inexpensive, higher-quality alternative to inner-city public schools. But our guest this week says the Catholic Church in America has moved away from its mission of educating the poor, which has forced many schools to either raise tuition or shut their doors.

Guest: Patrick J. McCloskey, Project Director at Loyola University-Chicago’s Center for Catholic School Effectiveness