Among all the studies and reviews conducted into Catholic education, few would rank higher in importance than Queensland Catholic Education Commission’s research project examining the relatively low percentage of low-income Catholic families enrolling their children in Catholic schools (page 1).
As QCEC executive director Mike Byrne says, “This research goes right to the heart of the mission of Catholic education to reach out to those who are disadvantaged or marginalised in any way.”
The Catholic community will be keenly interested in the outcomes and how this issue is addressed.
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