September 7, 2010

St. James' Episcopal School third-year student Imani becomes very upset if she arrives to school late because she feels the tardiness will "interrupt her work," reports her mother Brook Davis.

Entering her kindergarten year at St. James', a ministry of its namesake church in East Austin...

February 16, 2010

Greetings from snowy Washington, DC. If you're wondering why you haven't heard from us in a few weeks, it's because we, like nearly everyone, have been digging out from two historic back-to-back blizzards. Most offices in Washington, including ours, were closed for at least four days last week...

October 30, 2009

Eight New York bishops sent a letter to the state's Governor David Patterson Oct. 29 protesting proposed budget cuts to education.

In the letter, the bishops, representing the state's six Episcopal dioceses, gave four reasons among their concerns for opposing the cuts:

• "We...

October 8, 2009

Students donned aprons over their school uniforms and went to work Thursday evening, October 8, in the new teaching kitchen at St. Philip's Academy, an Episcopal school in Newark, New Jersey.

Part of the school's EcoSpaces program, the new facility will provide a place for learning about...

September 14, 2009

Two things one can expect to encounter in cities and towns nationwide are the familiar "The Episcopal Church Welcomes You" sign and a public school – and now the Church has a plan to bring the two together.

"Most Episcopal congregations are in sight of a school," said the Rev. Matthew...

August 27, 2009

Honorable Members of Congress United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Senator,

We, the undersigned faith based leaders and organizations, join together to urge you to cosponsor the Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Skills Act of 2009 (S...

January 13, 2009

Dear President-elect Obama (or Member of Congress):

As communities of faith, we are grounded in a shared vision of justice and compassion. We are called to be good stewards of God’s good Earth and work for justice for all of God’s people, particularly the most vulnerable among us. As...

August 29, 2008

If kids can't read, they can't excel.

It was that simple premise that led the Diocese of Lexington (Kentucky) to create a summer reading camp seven years ago. Now the Diocese of Iowa has picked up the idea.

The Lexington and Iowa programs are examples of Episcopal Church...

August 14, 2008

Help improve the health and education of America's youth today by asking Congress to pass the Responsible Education About Life Act!

The REAL Act would use state grants to fund comprehensive, medically accurate and age appropriate sex education for America's youth. The goal would be to...

August 14, 2008

Twenty years ago, our 1988 General Convention called for the church to "give strong support to responsible local public and private school programs of education in human sexuality." That support for responsible sex education in our schools is more important than ever:

In 2006 the teen...


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