Archdiocese of Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en Catholic teacher contract won't be changed http://wvxu.org/post/catholic-teacher-contract-wont-be-changed <p>There won’t be any changes to the Cincinnati Archdiocese teacher contract that has <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/archdiocese-now-has-petitions-protesting-new-teacher-contract" target="_blank">come under fire in recent weeks from groups who say it is anti-gay</a>.</p><p>The contract now includes a clause prohibiting employees from publicly supporting causes that run counter to Catholic teachings.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:35:31 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26634 at http://wvxu.org West End school awarded $500,000 grant http://wvxu.org/post/west-end-school-awarded-500000-grant <p>St. Joseph Catholic School in the West End has something to cheer about. The school is receiving a half million dollar grant to implement a new blended-learning education model.</p><p>The plan uses technology to personalize each students learning, allowing them to move at their own pace in smaller groups.</p><p>Principal Dionne Partee says it will also free-up teachers to help students individually.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 18:46:13 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26635 at http://wvxu.org West End school awarded $500,000 grant Archdiocese updates child protection decree http://wvxu.org/post/archdiocese-updates-child-protection-decree <p>The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has issued a new version of its <a href="http://www.catholiccincinnati.org/protecting-children/">Decree on Child Protection</a> that applies to all its parishes, schools, agencies and institutions.&nbsp; Originally called the Decree on Child Abuse, it started in 1993 and it's revised every five years, the last time being in 2008.&nbsp; Tom Coz is the Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth.&nbsp; His main job is to enforce and interpret the decree:</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:39:39 +0000 Mark Heyne 14488 at http://wvxu.org