Archbishop Chaput Approves 18 of 24 Elementary School Appeals

Archbishop Charles Chaput has announced the approval of 18 0f 24 appeals filed by Catholic elementary schools recommended for closing by the Blue Ribbon Commission. Archdiocese of Philadelphia have declined to comment on the rumor that private donors came forward with an offer of $10 million to save all of the high schools after postponing their ruling on Bonner-Prendie and the others. It was also announced that 14 inner city schools will be designated as independent “mission schools” that will receive outside funding. [Inquirer]