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Catholic Schools: Teaching Minds, Reaching Hearts

Archdiocese of Detroit.

This Education page of the Archdiocese of Detroit's website includes  its mission as well as information on various Catholic schools, tuition, and facts about student achievement and more.  The Resources for Teachers links to other websites including Learnport and curriculum enhancing sites.

Jesuit Secondary Education Association

"JSEA initiates programs and provides services that enable its member schools to sustain their Ignatian vision and Jesuit mission of educational excellence in the formation of young men and women of competence, conscience and compassion."

National Catholic Educational Association

The NCEA provides information on policy issues, religious education assessments, lists of grants and scholarships, a job bank and more.

Private Schools in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1993-94 / Catholic-Parochial Schools

IES: National Center for Education Statistics US Department of Education.

While the statistics are a bit dated, it is a good overview of Catholic/Parochial schools in the US.

Secretariats: Catholic Education/Evangelization and Catechesis

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

"The Department of Education supports the work of the USCCB Committees on Education, Catechesis, and World Missions and their related subcommittees, and implements their directives and recommendations. "  It includes links to Catholic Schools and Policy as well as Higher Education and Campus Ministry.

Books

They made all the difference: life-changing stories from Jesuit high schools

Wirth Eileen. (Loyola Press, 2007.)
McNichols Campus Library
LC 501 .W6 2007

Catholic schools in the United States: an encyclopedia

Hunt, Thomas C., Ellis A. Joseph, and Ronald J. Nuzzi, eds.. (Greenwood Press, 2004)
McNichols Campus Library
LC 501 .C3483 2004

Catholic schools at the crossroads: survival and transformation

Youniss, James and John J. Convey, eds.. (Teachers College Press, 2000)
McNichols Campus Library
LC 501 .C3495 2000

For faith and fortune: the education of Catholic immigrants in Detroit, 1805-1925

Vinyard, JoEllen McNergney. (University of Illinois Press, 1998.)
LC 503 .D48 V56 1998

Growing up African American in Catholic schools

Irvine, Jacqueline Jordan and Michèle Foster, eds.. (Teachers College Press, 1996)
McNichols Campus Library
LC 2731 .G76 1996

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