Schools earn A+ in study

As we prepare to celebrate National Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 30-Feb. 5, I thought it beneficial to revisit the study on the economic benefits of Catholic schools, which was shared with community leaders two weeks ago and covered by our Catholic and other media.

The study was conducted independently by Anirban Basu, noted Baltimore economist, and his team at Sage Policy Group, Inc. We asked Basu to quantify the benefits of Catholic education because we thought it would make a persuasive argument with many audiences, including parents, students, educators, benefactors, elected officials and other leaders in our community.

Those of us close to Catholic education can well attest to the many benefits of our schools, whose graduates:

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