ERIC Number: ED482437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Catholic Schools Still Make a Difference: Ten Years of Research, 1991-2000.
Hunt, Thomas C., Ed.; Joseph, Ellis A., Ed.; Nuzzi, Ronald J., Ed.
The collection of articles in this publication offers a review of the research on Catholic schools during the past decade, and as such, represents an update of "Catholic Schools Make a Difference: Twenty-Five Years of Research." Following the "Introduction," the volume is divided into five sections: (1) "Catholic Schools and the Broader Church" ("Faith Leadership" (E. A. Joseph) and "Catholic Identity" (R. J. Nuzzi)); (2) "Internal and External Factors" ("Environment" (R. M. Jacobs) and "Outcomes" (E. A. Meegan; J. B. Carroll; M. J. Ciriello)); (3) "Human Resources" ("Teachers" (T. J. Cook); "Parents: The Primary and Principal Educators" (J. M. Frabutt); "Students in Catholic Schools" (R. J. McGrath)); (4) "Teaching and Learning" ("Gifted Education in Catholic Schools" (L. S. Rebhorn); "Serving Students with Special Needs in Catholic Schools" (H. R. Weaver; M. F. Landers); "Learning Styles" (D. D. Miles; L. J. Bufkin; A. M. Rule); "Technology" (J. Hagelskamp)); and (5) "Social, Fiscal, and Political Capital" ("Catholic School Demography: Changes from 1990-2000" (F. X. Savage); "Governance and Administration" (P. M. Kelleher); "School Choice and Vouchers" (W. F. Davis); "Finance and Development" (T. J. Wallace)). Contains an extensive list of references. (BT)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Cognitive Style, Demography, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews, Religious Education, Social Capital, Special Needs Students
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.