ERIC Number: ED418897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Catholic School Education in the United States: Development and Current Concerns. Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Volume 474. Source Books on Education, Volume 31.
Grant, Mary A.; Hunt, Thomas C.
This book offers a history of Catholic schools in the United States and cites their recognitions and challenges. It is intended as a resource book for those interested in Catholic schools in the past and/or present. The chapters are arranged chronologically beginning with colonial times and concluding with 1991. Each chapter features an annotated bibliography. Chapters are: (1) "An Overview"; (2) "Colonial Times to 1840"; (3) "The Era of the Councils, 1840-1884"; (4) "Catholic Schools and 'Americanism', 1884-1925"; (5) "A Settled System, 1925-1945"; (6) "A Period of Unprecedented Growth, 1946-1965"; (7) "The Second Vatican Council and the Beginning of the Decline, 1966-1971"; (8) "Reevaluation and Regrouping, 1972-1982"; and (9) "Current Concerns, 1982-1991." A subject index and an author index are included. (EH)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Private Education, Religious Education, United States History
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