Bishop moving ahead with St. Cloud-area schools plan

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February 12, 2016

The Visitor

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Two thousand students from Catholic schools around the diocese gathered to celebrate Mass Feb. 3 at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville as part of Catholic Schools Week. Photo by Paul Middlestaedt / For The Visitor

After reviewing a steering committee’s recommendations sent to him in December, Bishop Donald Kettler is moving forward with the plan to create Catholic Community Schools.

“It’s an important desire of mine that all of our Catholic schools work together in every way possible, and this is the way we need to go forward,” he told The Visitor Feb. 9. “The steering committee did superb work over the last year looking at the possibilities and putting together a plan that I think is as good as it can be at this time.”

CCS will foster more collaboration among St. Cloud-area Catholic schools, he said, as well as lead to more uniform tuition rates, just salaries for teachers and principals, and stronger programming among schools.

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