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Catholic schools at the crossroads : survival and transformation

Author: James Youniss; John J Convey
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this volume, James Youniss and John J. Convey call for an immediate reexamination of Catholic schools - one focused closely on the problems endemic to the schools themselves instead of on how they have impacted political issues, such as vouchers and school choice. In their contribution to this effort, the editors have compiled essays that explore how Catholic schools can retain their historical character while  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Youniss; John J Convey
ISBN: 080773909X 9780807739099
OCLC Number: 42603251
Description: vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Operational characteristics of Catholic schools. Rise, fall, and reasons why : U.S. Catholic elementary education, 1940-1995 / Jeffrey A. McLellan --
Trends in student demography in Catholic secondary schools, 1972-1992 / Cornelius Riordan --
The funding dilemma facing Catholic elementary and secondary schools / Joseph Claude Harris --
A faculty at a crossroads : a profile of American Catholic school teachers / Maryellen Schaub --
Catholic school attendance and student achievement : a review and extension of research / Thomas B. Hoffer --
pt. 2. Minority students in Catholic schools. Ethnically diverse Catholic schools : school structure, students, staffing, and finance / Joseph M. O'Keefe, Jessica Murphy --
Cornerstones : Catholic high schools that serve predominantly African American student populations / Vernon C. Polite --
Black Catholic schools in inner-city Chicago : forging a path to the future / M. Sheila Nelson --
"New" immigrants in the Catholic schools : a preliminary assessment / Stewart Lawrence --
Conclusion : Catholic education at the crossroads / Maureen T. Hallinan.
Responsibility: edited by James Youniss & John J. Convey.

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This work calls for a re-examination of Catholic schools - one focused on the problems endemic to the schools themselves. The essays explore how the schools can retain their historical character  Read more...

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