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ERIC Number: EJ957156
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-1558-2159
Private Religious Protestant and Catholic Schools in the United States and Canada: Introduction, Overview, and Policy Implications
Van Pelt, Deani A. Neven; Sikkink, David; Pennings, Ray; Seel, John
Journal of School Choice, v6 n1 p1-19 2012
This article introduces the research initiated by Cardus on private religious Protestant and Catholic schools in North America and provides an overview of the succeeding articles presented in this special section of the "Journal of School Choice". Through mixed method study by multiple research teams the inquiry was designed to seek to better understand the academic, spiritual, and cultural outcomes of private religious Christian education in Canada and the United States. This article introduces the conceptual variables under investigation and the approaches to inquiry employed in the various studies. The article reflects on several of the findings and comments on the possible policy implications of this research. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States