Harrisburg – Rep. Bill Adolph (R-Delaware) announced his resolution designating the week of January 25 through 31, 2015 as Catholic Schools Week in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
“Catholic schools play an important role in our communities. Catholic schools provide young people with a strong foundation of the values and academic skills needed in becoming responsible citizens of this Commonwealth. I am happy to sponsor this resolution each year to showcase all the great things happening in Catholic schools across the Commonwealth,” said Rep. Adolph.
Catholic schools in Pennsylvania educate approximately 152,000 students each year and have a drop-out rate of less than 3% and a postgraduate higher education rate of 90%. House Resolution 35 designates the week of January 25 through 31, 2015 as Catholic Schools Week in Pennsylvania. This year, the theme for Catholic Schools Week is “Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”
Representative William Adolph
165th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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