The Education Exchange: Public-School Parents Turn to Catholic Schools

“The whole thing is an argument for school choice because if we did not exist as an alternative system, those parents would have been in a really, really tough spot,” a superintendent says.

Photo of Thomas CarrollThe Superintendent of the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Boston, Thomas Carroll, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how Catholic schools in Massachusetts have responded and adapted to the Covid-19 pandemic, and how they’ve remained open while many public schools operated remotely.

Ira Stoll profiled Boston’s Catholic Schools, in “How Boston-Area Catholic Schools Opened for In-Person Learning Amid the Pandemic.”

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