Catholic Education

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Articles from Vol. 13, No. 4, June

Correlational Analysis of Servant Leadership and School Climate
As the demands of our public educational system have become greater, student motivation and new methods of attaining student academic achievement have become increasingly elusive. A generation of research has provided evidence demonstrating improved...
Editors' Comments
Enormous changes are taking place in the landscape of private education, especially in light of economic constraints and the attractiveness of charter schools. In many quarters, people are considering the possibility of opening publicly funded charter...
Faith-Based Charter Schools: An Idea Whose Time Is Unlikely to Come
Simply stated, the efforts of their supporters notwithstanding, (1) it is unlikely that faith-based charter schools, (2) which are opening as the number of religiously affiliated nonpublic schools declines, (3) can survive judicial scrutiny. Moreover,...
Integrating a Social Justice Perspective in Economics Education: Creating a Distinctly Catholic Education
Business schools from Catholic universities, striving to be mission driven, face many challenges not faced by secular business schools. Overarching the myriad complexities of teaching individual disciplinary bodies of knowledge is the question: Is...
Making the Grade in Memphis
In early July, Shirley McKay sat in the principal's office at St. John's Elementary School, six miles from Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. She was there to discuss her three grandchildren, whom she struggles to raise alone, and she smiled broadly...
Structuring Catholic Schools: Creative Imagination Meets Canon Law
How can Catholic school administrators and those who advise them bring creative imagination to bear on the question of how best to structure their schools in civil and canon law? Questions about the juridic structuring of Catholic schools are receiving...
The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in Harlem
The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in Harlem Patrick J. McCloskey University of California Press, 2008 $27.50, 480 pages Sustaining Catholic education is a hot topic in contemporary education. Those who support Catholic...