Cristo Rey News
From scholarships to acceptance letters from prestigious universities, members of Cristo Rey's Class of 2016 are achieving great things as they move to and through college.
Through a virtual course, students at Cristo Rey St. Martin are able to take an astronomy class with the Director of the Vatican Observatory, Guy Consolmagno.
Three Cristo Rey schools made The Washington Post's list of America's Most Challenging High Schools.
"Although much remains true to form, Catholic primary and secondary schooling is also exhibiting more entrepreneurialism and energy than it has in decades while at the same time preserving its commitment to the religious formation of boys and girls.
This unexpected blend of old and new is at the heart of what may become the renaissance of Catholic K‒12 education in America."
In "God, Wall Street, and the New Push to Save U.S. Catholic Schools," journalist Tom Moroney explores the motivations for and ways in which the financial world is investing in Catholic education, including Cristo Rey.
Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School students marked Black History Month with an inspirational history lesson from Freedom Fighters.
The Cristo Rey Network is pleased to announce the Cristo Rey Howley Scholarship Program, a collaboration with The Howley Family Foundation to award approximately $1 million of supplemental four-year grants to Cristo Rey high school graduates to help ensure that they have the necessary financial resources to graduate from college, prepared for meaningful employment.
Cristo Rey Philadelphia's first class achieves 100% four year college acceptance.
DePaul Cristo Rey High School's work with alumni who are earning their college degrees is profiled.
Daniel R. Porterfield, President of Franklin & Marshall College, wrote about his resolution to walk with change-makers, including Cristo Rey Network.
Cristo Rey Network, Partnership Schools, ACE, and The Seton Blended Learning Network are leading a Catholic school revival.
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report interviewed Cristo Rey Baton Rouge High School President James Llorens, Corporate Partners Sean Reilly and Skip Philips, and Network President & CEO Jane Genster about the new school opening in Fall 2016.
CTK Board Member, Don Wycliff wrote for Notre Dame Magazine, "In a nation riven by racial discord, Christ the King and the Cristo Rey schools model on which its program and operation are based have become for a beacon of hope."
PBS NEWSHOUR originally ran this piece on September 24.
The original article "Pope Francis and Venture Capital Are on the Same Page" appeared on FOXBusiness.com on September 24.
Cristo Rey Network schools are celebrating Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States with pilgrimages to Philadelphia, trips to the White House, watch parties, and letter writing campaigns.
The Cristo Rey Network welcomes Kenneth Hutchinson, Director of College Initiatives.
Five Cristo Rey schools organized Draft Day events to celebrate their student workers and Corporate Partners.
Today, the Cristo Rey Network is pleased to announce a $250,000 gift from the Wilson Sheehan Foundation to support the Network's College Initiatives programming aimed at improving match, access, and persistence of Cristo Rey graduates at postsecondary institutions.
The Lexington Institute, a public policy think tank headquartered in Arlington, VA that focuses on a range of national topics including education reform, published a report this week profiling the success of the Cristo Rey Network. In addition to sharing our outcomes to date, author Ashley Bateman highlights Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School and its blended learning model.
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD writes about Putting Education to Work and the Cristo Rey model in an article published on the Huffington Post's Education Blog.