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Sep 5, 2020 - 04:12 pm .- Teachers from schools in the Archdiocese of New York have filed a labor complaint, saying they were not properly involved in negotiations regarding reopening, and were not kept informed about procedures.
Sep 4, 2020 - 08:40 am .- A New Hampshire family has filed suit against the state after a town tuition program refused to pay for their grandson’s Catholic school education. The suit claims that the terms of the program violate religious discrimination laws and go against a recent Supreme Court ruling.
Aug 29, 2020 - 03:56 pm .- A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools.
Aug 14, 2020 - 09:05 am .- The Diocese of Arlington is launching a new virtual school for families who want a Catholic education but are worried about sending their children to in-person classes this September. 
Aug 11, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The Diocese of Hong Kong has told Catholic schools told to promote the provisions of the new National Security Law to students, according to the text of a letter sent to nearly 200 schools.
Aug 7, 2020 - 02:15 pm .- Catholic schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, can reopen for the coming semester after the county rescinded a second controversial order preventing all non-public schools from welcoming students for in-person learning.
Aug 7, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Leading U.S. Catholic cardinals and bishops have urged congressional leaders to provide emergency private school tuition aid to low-middle income families.  
Aug 6, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Montgomery County, Maryland, has issued a second order preventing non-public schools from reopening for in-person instruction, despite a previous effort being immediately overridden by Gov. Larry Hogan. 
Aug 3, 2020 - 12:15 pm .- Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued an emergency order on August 3, ensuring non-public schools, including Catholic schools, can make their own decisions regarding reopening for in-person instruction in the coming academic year. 
Aug 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Bishops and school superintendents across the US are emphasizing the importance of in-person education for the coming fall term, and are seeking to reassure parents that schools are taking the precautions necessary to keep children safe.
Jul 31, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The U.S. bishops have appealed to the Congressional Black Caucus to support families who send their children to non-public schools, including Catholic schools.
Jul 31, 2020 - 03:00 am .- As the beginning of the fall school term approaches, Catholic schools in dioceses across the U.S. are asking the parents of students returning in person to sign waivers of liability amid the risk of coronavirus infection.
Jul 28, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered its support for a new school funding bill, as Catholic schools grapple with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 
Jul 27, 2020 - 02:10 pm .- As Catholic schools prepare to reopen for in-person and remote learning in the fall, teachers and staff are bracing for the challenges both to students’ health and their education.
Jul 25, 2020 - 06:01 am .- As school districts around the country are considering in-person or virtual education in the fall, Catholic dioceses are weighing tough decisions about how to serve their students.
Jul 23, 2020 - 03:02 pm .- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the latest entity to file a lawsuit against the US Department of Education over its guidance that local education agencies must use federal coronavirus aid to provide “equitable services to students and teachers in non-public schools.”
Jul 20, 2020 - 04:12 pm .- The attorney general of Texas on Friday told religious private schools in the state that local governments are not allowed to order them to close or to dictate COVID-19 precautionary measures to them.
Jul 14, 2020 - 02:50 pm .- Though federal rule makers have clarified that coronavirus relief funds must help non-public schools, including Catholic schools, Catholic school advocates and other backers of private schools are working to rally support to ensure aid is distributed in a way that benefits all students.
Jul 9, 2020 - 06:15 pm .- The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that 20 of its schools will not reopen, following the coronavirus crisis, and three of its schools will merge.
Jul 9, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Five states are suing the Trump administration for directing emergency relief aid to students at private schools, regardless of their income level.

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