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Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

James L. Heft

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic high schools in the United States have been undergoing three major changes: the shift to primarily lay leadership and teachers; the transition to a more consumerist and pluralist culture; ... More


New Models and More Money

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses two threats to the survival of Catholic high schools: the charter school movement and the ever-rising cost of going to a Catholic school. It also examines some new models for ... More


Students Today: Descriptions

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter returns first to the question of the shape of the culture of the United States. More specifically, it examines the results of several national studies on adolescents and their religious ... More


Teachers: Calling and Response

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter makes the case for the argument that teaching is the most important of all the professions by describing how teachers, and not just administrators, are leaders in a special way. Becoming ... More


Into the Mainstream

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 2 examines the Zobrests’ decision-making as they sought opportunities among various school systems available to them for mainstreaming their deaf son, Jim. We follow Jim’s education from the ... More


American Culture and Religion

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights five general themes in contemporary US culture that leaders of Catholic high schools need to understand. The first two are clearly historically rooted: the stress on ... More


In Search of Religious Liberty

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the origins of the Zobrests’ lawsuit against their public school district in Tucson, which refused on constitutional grounds to pay for Jim’s sign language interpreter in a ... More


Mainstreaming in a Catholic School

Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

in Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the considerable challenges that Jim Zobrest faced as he attended Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, as the only deaf student in that elite institution. Jim’s experiment ... More


The Impact of World War I

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The importance of World War I as a watershed in twentieth-century American history has long been recognized, and recent studies agree that that interpretation applies to higher education and to ... More


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