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Catholic Schools and the Common Good

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$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674103115

Publication Date: 03/15/1995


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

26 line illustrations, 45 tables


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  • Preface
  • Prologue
  • I. Context
    • 1. The Tradition of Catholic Schools
    • 2. Research Past and Present
  • II. Institutional Analysis
    • 3. Classroom Life
    • 4. Curriculum and Academic Organization
    • 5. Communal Organization
    • 6. Governance
  • III. Diversity among Catholic Schools
    • 7. The Transition to High School
    • 8. Variations in Internal Operations
    • 9. Single-Sex versus Coeducational Schools
  • IV. Effects
    • 10. The Impact of Academic Organization
    • 11. The Impact of Communal Organization
  • V. Implications
    • 12. Catholic Lessons for America’s Schools
  • Epilogue: The Future of Catholic High Schools
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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