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Catholic Schools And The Common Good / Edition 1
     

Catholic Schools And The Common Good / Edition 1

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by Anthony S. Bryk, Valerie E. Lee, Peter B. Holland
 

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ISBN-10: 0674103114

ISBN-13: 9780674103115

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Harvard University Press


The authors examine a broad range of Catholic high schools to determine whether or not students are better educated in these schools than they are in public schools. They find that the Catholic schools do have an independent effect on achievement, especially in reducing disparities between disadvantaged and privileged students. The Catholic school of today, they

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The authors examine a broad range of Catholic high schools to determine whether or not students are better educated in these schools than they are in public schools. They find that the Catholic schools do have an independent effect on achievement, especially in reducing disparities between disadvantaged and privileged students. The Catholic school of today, they show, is informed by a vision, similar to that of John Dewey, of the school as a community committed to democratic education and the common good of all students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674103115
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
418
Sales rank:
461,213
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Prologue

CONTEXT

The Tradition of Catholic Schools

Research Past and Present

INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS

Classroom Life

Curriculum and Academic Organization

Communal Organization

Governance

DIVERSITY AMONG CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

The Transition to High School

Variations in Internal Operations

Single-Sex versus Coeducational Schools

EFFECTS

The Impact of Academic Organization

The Impact of Communal Organization

IMPLICATIONS

Catholic Lessons for America's Schools

Epilogue: The Future of Catholic High Schools

Notes

References

Index

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