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Hawaiʻi's Catholic schools see jump in enrollment for the first time in 14 years

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For the first time in 14-years, Catholic Schools in Hawaiʻi are seeing a jump in enrollment. Across the country, it's the first significant rise in 50 years. Llewellyn Young is the superintendent of Hawaiʻi Catholic Schools. He tells us that it mirrors the trend across the nation. Here in Hawaiʻi, Saint Louis and Maryknoll lead the pack in high school and elementary school enrollment, respectively.

This interview originally aired on The Conversation on March 10, 2022. The Conversation airs at 11 a.m., Monday through Friday, on HPR-1.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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