ERIC Number: EJ786364
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb-13
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Catholic Closures Linked to Growth of City Charters
Cech, Scott J.
Education Week, v27 n23 p1, 16 Feb 2008
This article reports that charter schools, which the Bush administration has strongly supported, may have effectively helped undermine Catholic schools--the nation's largest provider of faith-based education. Whether the proliferation of charter schools in urban areas is fueling the demise of inner-city Roman Catholic schools is not a new question. But it came into sharp focus following last month's State of the Union address, in which President Bush said faith-based schools "are disappearing at an alarming rate in many of America's inner cities."
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Current Events, Urban Areas, Presidents
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