6 edition of Religious diversity in public schools: A suburban case study found in the catalog.
Religious diversity in public schools: A suburban case study
Deborah J. Levine
1996 by The Jewish Federation of Tulsa and Cock-a-Hoop Pub .
Written in English
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Israel’s state schools are religious or secular, Hebrew- or Arabic-language, and the government funds from 55 to 75 percent of the costs of almost all nonstate schools. Educational diversity is increasing exponentially in places such as Australia and Sweden, and India is introducing vouchers in some of its provinces.
Public schools shouldn’t preach. But they should teach kids about religion. If we want kids to understand their world, they need to know the basics about different faith traditions. This paper examines Religious diversity in public schools: A suburban case study book relationships among these three constructs — school context, student attitudes and behavior, and achievement — using longitudinal data from a large-scale high school reform effort.
The analysis is exploratory in nature, in that it tests one particular hy-pothesis about the relationships among these constructs. Teaching is a very competitive field, and at times it seems like there are more teachers than there are jobs available.
Prospective teachers applying for a position in a private school should know the differences between public and private schools that will impact how they do their job.
Understanding those differences is important if you have an either/or : Derrick Meador. Peter Laurence Peter Laurence is executive director of the Education as Transformation Project at Wellesley College. He is co-editor of Education as Transformation: Religious Pluralism, Spirituality, and a New Vision for Higher Education in America, and co-general editor of the 9-volume book series, Studies in Education and Spirituality with Peter Lang by: 6.
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education and separating religion from public schools, it has never A. offered land grants to establish schools. given aid to students pursuing higher education. given disadvantaged children preschool preparation. contributed more than ten percent of the costs of public education. In addition to the divergent demographic trends taking place in urban, suburban and rural communities, the analysis finds that rural counties lag behind their urban and suburban counterparts when it comes to some measures related to economic well-being.
poverty and the quality of K education in public schools. About four-in-ten U.S. Linda K. Wertheimer, a former Boston Globe education editor, is the award-winning author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age of her nearly thirty-year journalism career, she was a reporter at the Dallas Morning News and the Orlando Sentinel as well as for other publications.
Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Pages: Diversity is everything that makes people different from each other.
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