News Articles And More

  • Seton releases video of its pilot Catholic faith formation program in Oakland.

  • The Blended Learning Initiative at St. Therese Catholic Academy takes to the front page of the Seattle Times. The article discusses how the school can save money by “raising class sizes without hiring more certificated teachers” and how the students – who used to look with envy at the equipment and textbooks they saw at other Catholic schools – “get to feel like they're the ones who can pass along their hand-me-

  • In an op-ed in the Seattle Times, Sean Kennedy discusses the impact of the Blended Learning Initiative at Mission Dolores and St. Therese and how it promises “lower per-pupil costs, better academic outcomes and more teacher-student interaction time.” He highlights the “16 percent spike in math proficiency and 6 percent increase in reading proficiency” while also seeing “per-pupil costs fall by 10 percent in

  • The New York Times highlights one Catholic school rebranding itself to survive

  • Education super-blogger and policy professor Jay P. Greene highlights Seton’s Blended Learning Initiative pilot at Mission Dolores Academy and calls blended learning Catholic schools “the way of the future.”

  • Seton releases video of San Francisco’s Mission Dolores Academy as the nation’s first robust blended learning Catholic school.

  • Seton brings blended learning to Seattle's St. Therese Catholic Academy, implementing a leading-edge technology and learning model to reverse "a half-dozen years of decline" and make the school "a financial and educational model for other parish-affiliated inner-city schools across the country," according to the National Catholic Reporter.

  • Seton's Saroki de Garcia on NPR affiliate with a national perspective on Philadelphia Catholic school closings.

  • Education Next features Seton co-founder and Teach For America alumna Stephanie Saroki de Garcia in this video

  • As Seton's pilot site for the Blended Learning Initiative, the new Mission Dolores Academy will use educational technology to substantially reduce operating costs AND increase the academic performance of its students. This pioneer school in San Francisco will show the way for many other financially struggling Catholic schools to achieve the same cost savings and academic improvements.