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  AllRefer.com - parochial school (Education: Terms And Concepts) - Encyclopedia
Because of such criticisms, parochial schools were forced to hire lay teachers, who came to account for an increasingly larger proportion of the faculty.
Although parochial schools still account for the bulk of the attendance at private schools in the United States, their loss of students and their financial difficulties have forced them to seek aid from public sources, most often in the form of tax subsidies or credits for the parents of parochial school children.
Under the "child-benefit theory," government aid has been provided to the students of parochial schools, rather than to the schools themselves; by means of this compromise, the constitutional provision against aid to religious institutions is circumvented.
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 Parochial school -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A parochial school is a type of (A school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition) private school which engages in (Click link for more info and facts about religious education) religious education in addition to conventional (The activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill) education.
Parochial schools are typically (A secondary school emphasizing Latin and Greek in preparation for college) grammar schools or (A public secondary school usually including grades 9 through 12) high schools run by (A place for public (especially Christian) worship) churches or (A local church community) parishes.
See also (An experimental public school for kindergarten through grade 12; created and organized by teachers and parents and community leaders; operates independently of other schools) Charter school, (Click link for more info and facts about Christian school) Christian school, (A parochial school maintained by the Catholic Church) Catholic school
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pa/parochial_school.htm   (159 words)

 Catholic Culture : Document Library : Catholic Parochial School Music
Churches and parochial schools, dedicated to giving children the best foundation for the best future (and presumably doing this better than the public schools) are overlooking a key factor in shaping character and behavior in the selection and use of carefully selected musical materials to enhance worship and improve personal character.
In a recent survey of some thirteen parochial elementary schools in the Dayton, Ohio, metropolitan area, students in the seventh and eighth grades were questioned concerning their attitudes toward church music and their experiences in music classes in school.
Other disappointments included the presence in the school of a music specialist who was not permitted to have anything to do with the music for the students' Mass; teachers and administrators who were totally unconcerned about students' active participation in the liturgy; musicians who were not allowed to make their own selection of repertory.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=3557   (1862 words)

 State Regulation of Private Schools - Nebraska
Schools that are not inspected by an area or diocesan representative holding a Nebraska Administrative and Supervisory Certificate or a Nebraska Professional Administrative and Supervisory Certificate must be inspected twice a year by local superintendents.
On the third day of classes, in private, denominational, and parochial schools, the teachers shall send to the superintendents or administrator of the school a list of the pupils enrolled in his or her school with the age, grade and address of each.
Private, denominational, and parochial school teachers must keep a record of the name, age, and address of each child enrolled, the number and county of the school district, the number of days present and absent, and the cause of absence.
www.ed.gov /pubs/RegPrivSchl/nebraska.html   (1413 words)

 State Regulation of Private Schools - West Virginia
Recordkeeping/Reports: "Approved" private and parochial schools serving students in lieu of public school are required to furnish county boards of education any information and records requested regarding attendance, instruction, and progress of pupils under 16 years of age.
Private, parochial or church schools that are "registered" must observe a minimum instructional term of 180 days with an average of five hours of instruction per day.
Private and parochial schools are required to use a state prescribed course of study in fire prevention.
www.ed.gov /pubs/RegPrivSchl/westvirg.html   (1263 words)

 Parochial school sues township over alleged bias
Spiritus Sanctus, the conservative Catholic elementary school supported by former pizza baron Tom Monaghan, is suing Superior Township, claiming the community discriminates against parochial schools.
Clerk O'Neal agreed that two other parochial schools were denied permission to build in recent years.
She had hoped to negotiate with the school, and perhaps find another site on a paved road or additional land that would allow the school access to a paved road.
www.freep.com /news/education/qsuper19.htm   (618 words)

 Parochial and Private Schools (from school system) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The term public school emerged in the 18th century when the reputation of certain grammar schools spread beyond their immediate environs.
school in which the teaching system is based on an environment structured to encourage the child to become actively involved in the learning process.
The free school stresses individualized rather than group instruction, and children proceed from one step to another at their own rate of development.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-207730   (899 words)

 Parochial School
He went to elementary school at St. Andrew, high school at Cathedral Preparatory School, college at Harvard University and law school at Dickinson.
It is his top priority, yet he has lost three major battles to have school voucher programs approved in the state.
Ridge acknowledges it is a product of his own parents' sacrifices to send him and his siblings to parochial schools, which they viewed as better than the neighborhood public schools in Erie.
www.goerie.com /risingson/parochial_school.html   (621 words)

 Why Choose a Parochial School? (Freude)
A parochial school is a parish school that is controlled and supported usually by a local church congregation.
The most common parochial schools are Roman Catholic, but their numbers are now increasing in other denominations and religions.
Most of the parochial schools I have dealt with are straightforward in informing parents that religion is an integral part of the school's philosophy, and that all children will attend the offered religion class.
www.theologic.com /oflweb/school/paroch.htm   (1350 words)

 Parochial School Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A parochial school (or faith school) is a type of private school which engages in religious education in addition to conventional education.
In the UK there is a debate over if the schools should get government funding, with most of the public against the idea.
Also a significant part of the population is against faith based schools being legal at all, citing potential damages to a multicultural society as their main reason.
www.somethingpersonal.com /encyclopedia/Parochial_school   (299 words)

 Private and Parochial School IEPs
Parents of privately placed children would have the same right as public school children's parents to take a district to due process over issues revolving around the evaluation (assessment) or identification of their child.
Districts are required to meaningfully consult with private schools about their children's needs in developing a service plan for privately placed children in their district, but they are not required (under federal law) to spend more than the federal allotment for those children.
Additionally, OSEP says that home schooled children in a state are only entitled to those services if the state specifically gives them the same rights as private school children.
alpha.fdu.edu /psychology/Guy_parochial_school_iep.htm   (472 words)

 Parochial School Aid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Felton, 521 U.S. 203 (1997) as it’s guide, the Court determined that the parochial school’s Chapter 2 program did not have the effect of advancing religion.
Furthermore, the school a child attends, whether public, private, or parochial, is the result of parental not governmental decision making--aid follows the child regardless of where he or she attends.
For this reason, programs in Missouri providing materials to private and parochial schools have been held to be in violation of this stricter state standard on separation of church and state.
www.dese.state.mo.us /schoollaw/freqaskques/PSA.htm   (472 words)

 Christian Education Journal: "Commitment and Satisfaction Among Parochial School Teachers: Findings From Catholic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It included both Catholic elementary school and high school teachers, which was a fair representation of the economic and geographical areas of the archdiocese.
They suggest that the recruitment and selection process of finding a good match between school and teachers will result in the creation of a climate that is likely to offer satisfaction for teachers and the assurance that they will be committed to the ongoing mission of religious and academic emphases of the school.
In addition to these studies, other appropriate research conducted in the area of satisfaction both among Catholic schools and in the public sector is critically reviewed in order to build a foundational basis for the study of job satisfaction and commitment among those who teach in Catholic parochial schools.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3967/is_200104/ai_n8951707   (1149 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Parochial school tries mail route
Holy Family School's advertisement for its recent open house was tucked in with two dozen SuperCoups coupons promoting such services as for dry cleaners, custom pictures, septic system maintenance, and personal trainers.
The school had about 45 openings, including 25 in kindergarten, for next fall, she said.
The lyrics were taken from the school's mission statement, which reads in part: ''Holy Family School is a spirit-filled Catholic community celebrating Christ as the center of our lives.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2005/02/10/parochial_school_tries_mail_route   (511 words)

 Online NewsHour: School Vouchers--November 27, 1998
What's different this year, though, is that Chandler is taking her kids to a private school that costs $1500 per child, and she's not having to pay a penny for tuition.
The private schools are having the choice of the best students around, because they have a criteria, and not every child is taken into consideration, and their doors are open for every child; no, they're not open for every child.
We have to do something to bring public schools up to the standard that we have in the rest of society, and choice may be the mechanism for doing so.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/education/july-dec98/vouchers_11-27.html   (3256 words)

 Hackney Free and Parochial School | ELO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hackney Free is an inclusive school which caters for a wide range of students.
On Saturdays the school is open every week for Year 11 revision classes and other year groups have focused opportunities for study skills workshops.
The school has been awarded "Full service extended school" status which will enable us to provide a range of services beyond the school day to help meet the needs of its pupils, their families and the wider community.
www.platform-3.co.uk /hackneyfree/elo/elo.html   (243 words)

 Grants for Child in Private School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
These grants will be made to children, grades K - 12, who are enrolled, or will use the grant to enroll, in a private or parochial school.
The grants will be paid to the school in the above amounts, or for the cost of tuition and fees, whichever is less.
These grants may be received for a maximum of two years, if the child is still enrolled at a private or parochial school.
www.floridachild.org /aagrantdes4.html   (73 words)

Yet the vast majority of American parents would no more think of sending their children to a parochial school than they would of sending them to an orphanage.
Public schools have barred children from reading Bible stories during their free time or giving bags of jelly beans with a religious poem attached to their classmates before Easter.
But if they gave parochial education a serious look, countless American parents would find that the values it promotes are their values, and the truth it inculcates is their truth.
www.jewishworldreview.com /jeff/jacoby_2004_05_10.php3?printer_friendly   (819 words)

 Rocky Point Emergency Closings, Bus Conduct, Transportation
When Rocky Point's public schools are closed due to weather conditions, bus transportation will not be provided to students attending private or parochial schools.
All students attending private or parochial schools will follow the same procedure and report to their bus stops exactly two hours after their normal pickup times.
In addition, when Rocky Point's public schools are closed due to weather conditions, bus transportation will not be provided to students attending private or parochial schools.
www.rockypointschools.org /emer.html   (767 words)

 Parochial Schools for Franco-American Women
In my sophomore year of high school, during one CCD class in October she came in and said that she was getting a choir ready to sing midnight mass.
Catholic school children playing Monday through Friday on the Sunday church parking lot, because the church was on third floor over the school, develop a hardness of being which does not allow for touch of the humane.
Ethnic cleansing in the case of parochial school meant to dehumanize you to the point of prayeróto be released from this private hell.
www.fawi.net /proceed.html   (4847 words)

 Parochial school principal named   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Foley is leaving to serve as vice principal of St. Patrick's School in Lawrence.
She is a member of the parish's religious education commission, teaches religious education, has been a lector for 26 years and is a member of the parish's child abuse prevention team.
This summer, Daley said, she wants to get to know parents and teachers, study school policies and procedures, brush up on the school's curriculum, and examine its accreditation report.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20030613/HA_004.htm   (414 words)

 School Reform News: Supreme Court to Reconsider Ban on Parochial School Aid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Students at private schools are eligible for Title I services, and for many years public school teachers provided those services in parochial schools.
The case is being watched closely by supporters of school voucher programs, who see it as an opportunity to add to a growing body of precedent that allows public funds for private education services.
School Reform News is a project of The Heartland Institute.
www.heartland.org /archives/education/mar97/supreme.htm   (612 words)

 TWINS Message Board - Will you send your twins to a parochial school?
Indeed, Catholic schools remain the largest nongovernment provider of education, both in New York and the nation, and their students consistently score well on standardized tests, regardless of income or race.
The local public elementary school here seems to be really good, so I will most likely send them to the public elementary school (I don't think we will be able to afford Catholic school at that time), but the high school they would have to attend is not adequate in my opinion.
But in Catholic school, I learned to respect myself and others, I was motivated, and instilled with a sense of responsibility for helping those in need, and practicing my faith on a daily basis was a good thing---it gave me balance and a sense of spirituality.
www.twinsmagazine.com /vbulletin/printthread.php?t=33885   (1694 words)

 Boston.com / News / Nation / Child stabbed to death at parochial school   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The son of a former village police chief was being questioned Thursday in connection with the stabbing death of a 7-year-old girl found in a parochial school.
HIGHLAND FALLS, N.Y. The son of a former village police chief was being questioned Thursday in connection with the stabbing death of a 7-year-old girl found in a parochial school.
Each school family was to be called Thursday evening to assure them no other child was in danger and to tell them about the counseling, he said.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2005/01/27/child_stabbed_to_death_at_parochial_school?mode=PF   (359 words)

 Ukrainian parochial school in Northampton, Pa., may be forced to close at end of school year (02/08/04)
Teachers and parents at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School in Northhampton, Pa., were informed in January that the school will close at the end of the current academic year.
The school's principal, Michael Duda, said he was told the parish had borrowed $100,000 to pay for the school's expenses through the end of the year.
He also emphasized that the school's enrollment was actually growing and that the parish rolls, too, had grown due to the school.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2004/060406.shtml   (1299 words)

 JS Online: Court lets Vermont refuse to subsidize parochial school tuitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
State law allows such school districts to pay tuition for students to attend a public or private high school.
Of Vermont's 290 school districts, 88 paid tuition for all or some of their high school students in the 1995-96 school year.
Chittenden, Vt., residents want their local school district to pay tuition for their children to attend Mount St. Joseph, a Roman Catholic school in nearby Rutland.
www.jsonline.com /WI/121399/wi--scotus-tuitionhel121399.asp   (505 words)

 St Thomas Parochial School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The school was built by 1903 and opened Jan 5, 1904.
The 440 parish members are told it is not financially feasible to hire lay teachers.
St.Thomas Parochial had had 90 pupils at one time as well as a junior high school.
www.bcn.net /~gshields/KnowWarr/StTmSchl.htm   (111 words)

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