Notre Dame partnership to aid church school health
By Nan Austin
Private Catholic schools, those bastions of tradition, are looking toward a new day.
The Diocese of Stockton will partner with experts from Notre Dame University to review its schools and its outreach, looking for ways to not just survive, but thrive, as one team member put it.
Recession-era finances figure in, but Bishop Stephen Blaire said the real push for change comes from a greater need: mending a torn social fabric.