An evolving mission

Toch, T.; Wagner, B.
December 1991
U.S. News & World Report;12/9/91, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p68
Reveals that Catholic elementary and secondary schools are adapting to a new mission. Like parochial schools sponsored by the Lutheran, Episcopal and Methodist churches, Catholic schools today are educating large numbers of inner-city minority students, many of whom are non-Catholic. Catholic educators have responded with considerable success; Single largest nonpublic educational system in the nation; Order and values; Decline of the clergy; Public funding.


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