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Standards for Effective Elementary and Secondary Catholic Schools: A New Responsibility for Higher Education

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Further Reading

 

National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Education. Center for Catholic School Effectiveness, School of Education, Loyola University Chicago in partnership with Roche Center for Catholic Education, School of Education, Boston College (2012).

 

Benedict XVI Address to Catholic Educators (Washington, D.C., 2008)

 

Bornman, A., Spencer, C., O'Block, B., Weitzel-O'Neill, P & Melley, K., Duffy, S., Serio, J., & Verges, M. "Adopting National Standards and Benchmarks on the Local Level". Momentum, Vol. 43 (No. 1). 2012.

 

Catholic News Service. "National Standards and Benchmarks Established for US Catholic Schools". CNS News Briefs. March 8, 2012.

 

Congregation for Catholic Education. "The Catholic School on the Threshold of the Third Millennium". (Rome, 1997).

 

Feinberg, Walter. For Goodness Sake: Religious Schools and Education for Democratic Citizenry. (Routledge, 2006).
A discussion of the role religious schools play in the formation of a democratic citizenry.

 

Goodwin, H. "Back to School 2012: A School Year of Faith". The Colorado Catholic Herald. September 7, 2012.

 

Hayward, Ed. "National Standards Crucial for U.S. Catholic K-12/BC Roche Center Head Helped to Draft New Guidelines". The Boston College Chronicle. March 14, 2012.

 

Johnson, Carolyn Y. "New Guidelines Written for Nationwide Catholic Schools Network". The Boston Globe. March 12, 2012.

 

Morrell, M. "Raising Standards a Key Goal as New School Year Gets Underway". The Monitor. August 20, 2012.

 

Schmitt, W. "Bishop McFadden's Address to ACE School Pastors Institute". University of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education. July 31, 2012.

 

Sexton, R. "Fresno Adopts National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools". The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno. May 26, 2012.

 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. "National Directory for Catechesis". (Washington, D.C., 2005).

 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. "Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium". (Washington, D.C., 2005).

 

Zimmerman, C. "National Standards and Benchmarks Established for U.S. Catholic Schools". St. Lewis Review/Catholic News Services. August 10, 2012.

Other Resources

The Center for Catholic School Effectiveness, School of Education, Loyola University of Chicago. The Catholic School Standards Project.

 

The Barbara and Patrick Roche Center for Catholic Education Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice

 

EduTalk Radio interviews Dr. Lorraine Ozar on National Standards in Catholic Education. March 13, 2012.