ERIC Number: EJ463452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Caring in Community: The Limitations of Compassion in Facilitating Diversity.
Van Galen, Jane A.
Urban Review, v25 n1 p5-24 Mar 1993
This study of diversity within a Catholic high school in a midwestern city examines the effect of the "caring community" on the achievement of African-American and other minority students. Through teacher, student, and parent interviews, analyzes caring and helping offered, uses of humor, and involvement in school activities. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Catholic Schools, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Educational Environment, High School Students, High Schools, Interviews, Minority Group Children, Parent Attitudes, Private Schools, Racial Bias, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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