Catholic Schools in the United States: An Encyclopedia [2 Volumes]

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Price
$241.20
Publisher
Greenwood
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Pages
800
Dimensions
7.28 X 10.34 X 2.33 inches | 4.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781573565325

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About the Author

THOMAS C. HUNT is Professor, Center for Catholic Education, University of Dayton.

ELLIS A. JOSEPH is Distinguished Service Professor and Dean Emeriturs, School of Education, University of Dayton.

RONALD J. NUZZI a priest of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, is director of the ACE Leadership Program at the University of Notre Dame.

Reviews
"With over 340 entries by a host of notable Catholic educators, these two volumes comprehensively cover the basic beliefs, issues, and movements within Catholic education. It explores the academic history as well as the legal, social and political impact of Catholic schools on the Church and the country. The encyclopedia is an essential reference work for anyone working with or on Catholic education, the impact of the schools on society, and the various agencies and assocations that interact with this unique educational system."-Catholic Library World
"[H]ighly recommended for both high school and college-level libraries....[w]ill appeal to college-level holdings strong in education or Catholic education."-MBR Bookwatch
"This is an encyclopedia and more!...[a]n excellent historical overview of Catholic schools in the United States....This two-volume encyclopedia is very true to its stated aim. It is an extremely valuable desktop reference for anyone involved in or interested in Catholic education."-Momentum
"[C]harts the development of U.S. Catholic schools, from their 17th century beginning in Louisiana and Florida through today....[c]omprehensive. Controversial issues are not side-stepped and receive objective treatment. Highly recommended for all libraries but especially those catering to Catholic schools."-Library Journal
"ÝH¨ighly recommended for both high school and college-level libraries....Ýw¨ill appeal to college-level holdings strong in education or Catholic education."-MBR Bookwatch
"This is an encyclopedia and more!...Ýa¨n excellent historical overview of Catholic schools in the United States....This two-volume encyclopedia is very true to its stated aim. It is an extremely valuable desktop reference for anyone involved in or interested in Catholic education."-Momentum
"ÝC¨harts the development of U.S. Catholic schools, from their 17th century beginning in Louisiana and Florida through today....Ýc¨omprehensive. Controversial issues are not side-stepped and receive objective treatment. Highly recommended for all libraries but especially those catering to Catholic schools."-Library Journal
?[H]ighly recommended for both high school and college-level libraries....[w]ill appeal to college-level holdings strong in education or Catholic education.?-MBR Bookwatch
?This is an encyclopedia and more!...[a]n excellent historical overview of Catholic schools in the United States....This two-volume encyclopedia is very true to its stated aim. It is an extremely valuable desktop reference for anyone involved in or interested in Catholic education.?-Momentum
?[C]harts the development of U.S. Catholic schools, from their 17th century beginning in Louisiana and Florida through today....[c]omprehensive. Controversial issues are not side-stepped and receive objective treatment. Highly recommended for all libraries but especially those catering to Catholic schools.?-Library Journal
?While other books have dealt exclusively with the history of Catholic schools of list the institutions, this set provides encyclopedic coverage, including mission and identity types of institutions, major figures and associations, curriculum, administration, governance, finance, legal questions, and more....[v]aluable one-stop information on many aspects of K-12 Catholic education as it is practiced. Recommended for academic and large public libraries.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?With over 340 entries by a host of notable Catholic educators, these two volumes comprehensively cover the basic beliefs, issues, and movements within Catholic education. It explores the academic history as well as the legal, social and political impact of Catholic schools on the Church and the country. The encyclopedia is an essential reference work for anyone working with or on Catholic education, the impact of the schools on society, and the various agencies and assocations that interact with this unique educational system.?-Catholic Library World
"While other books have dealt exclusively with the history of Catholic schools of list the institutions, this set provides encyclopedic coverage, including mission and identity types of institutions, major figures and associations, curriculum, administration, governance, finance, legal questions, and more....[v]aluable one-stop information on many aspects of K-12 Catholic education as it is practiced. Recommended for academic and large public libraries."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"Scholars, reporters and practicioners will welcome this comprehensive resource on Catholic education in the United States. I am confident that it will be widely used by those interested in knowing more about the tremendous gift which Catholic education is to the Church and to Society. The editors deserve our gratitude and appreciation for the scope of the topics and the clarity of presentation."-Lourdes Sheehan, RSM Associate General Secretary United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Washington, DC
"One of the most successful and effective ministries of the Catholic Church is that of Catholic education. In addition to the Catholic Church, Catholic schools have made and continue to make tremendous contributions to the civic life in the United States. Thomas C. Hunt, Ellis A. Joseph, and Robald J. Nuzzi have provided a valuable and rich reference tool on all aspects of Catholic education. No volume currently exists that addresses various topics related to Catholic education on such a comprehensive scale."-Daniel F. Curtin, Executive Director, Chief Administrators of Catholic Education National Catholic Educational Association