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Catholic Schools at the Crossroads Survival and Transformation by

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Published by Teachers College Press .
Written in English


  • Organization & management of education,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Schools,
  • United States,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education And Religion,
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion,
  • Education,
  • Administration - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Catholic Church,
  • General,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Catholic schools

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJames Youniss (Editor), John J. Convey (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9845320M
ISBN 10080773909X
ISBN 109780807739099

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