Alexander Thompson

Alexander Thompson is a freelance writer covering K-12 Catholic education from Boston. Previously, he worked for newspapers in Ohio before coming to Massachusetts where he covers local news for suburban weeklies. A fluent French speaker, he spent a brief stint reporting for Senegal's largest private daily newspaper.

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Catholic colleges, universities debate COVID-19 vaccine requirements

Closures of Catholic schools in Black neighborhoods provoke sense of abandonment

A deeper look at Catholic schools' pandemic enrollment plunge

St. Leo is latest Catholic university to nix faculty labor union

Deep cuts at Catholic colleges draw backlash

As Catholic school teachers head back to the classroom, discontent simmers

Back to school with books, masks and liability waivers

Catholic schools plan in-person classes, in contrast to public schools

Catholic schools face questions over connections to Columbus, Serra

Pandemic expected to cause drop in Catholic schools' international students