Catholic school

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a parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church

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The task force report is another example of the common work of Catholic schools and Catholic universities.
Judging by the past 40 years, we can realistically conclude that Catholic schools in the United States are indeed reaching their "twilight" as Andrew Greeley said a decade ago.
Currently, it serves 300 students, including, as many Catholic schools do, a significant number of poor black and Hispanic students.
And almost half of the Protestants questioned in the poll believe Catholic parents should be able to their kids to Catholic schools.
EDUCATION bosses in Wirral last night backed down over controversial plans to axe free bus passes for children going to Catholic schools.
It is this alone that gives critical stability to what Catholic schools do and to the coherence of the arguments they make".
Hoxby (1994) further implies that the decline in Catholic schools may negatively affect public school students as competition is eroded.
Students from eleven Catholic Schools have painted, sculpted, constructed and drawn images that they identify with the sacred and holy.
Not only do Catholic schools offer a safe and cooperative learning environment, they do so at a more reasonable and much lower cost than the public schools.
I pay particular attention to the literature on Catholic school effects because Catholic schools constitute a large and relatively homogeneous set of private schools.
We were given the right to Catholic schools and it is a right we hold dear.
In my last column, "Vouchers: The Heart of the Matter" (May/June 1997), I reviewed Joseph Claude Harris' book The Cost of Catbolic Parishes and Schools, which noted but did not explain the implosion of Catholic schools over the last thirty years.
Rather than examine Catholic schools in isolation from their lay counter- parts, Grew and Harrigan perform a real service by investigating the role played by the teaching orders in the development of universal elementary instruction.
A new report in the spring 2007 issue of Education Next finds that dramatic changes in the composition of teaching staff as well as competition from public charter schools have contributed to enrollment declines and rising tuition costs in Catholic schools in the United States despite their history of strong educational achievement.
Former Superintendent of Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Schools Will Run the Nation's Largest Private School System
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