Diocese: 85% from Closed Schools Stay with Catholic Education
Weigand, Jodi, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
About 85 percent of the students displaced when their Catholic elementary schools closed in June enrolled at other Diocese of Pittsburgh schools, officials said yesterday.
"What the diocese did was upsetting to me and my child, but I wouldn't have him go any other place," said Mary Jo Szramowski of Lawrenceville. Her son, who is in second grade at St. Raphael School in Morningside, attended St. John Neumann Regional Elementary School in Lawrenceville, one of seven schools in the diocese that closed or merged this year.
A combined 700 students attended St. John Neumann, Holy Spirit in Millvale, St. Athanasius in West View, St. John of God in Stowe, SS. Simon and …
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