by M.D. Holy Family School of Faith (commonly called School of Faith) expanded into Cincinnati just six years ago, but it is already impacting hundreds of Catholic school administrators, faculty and staff across the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. It challenged me through academics, introduced me to a strong community of friends that I still have today, and gave me a foundational art education that undoubtedly led to my career as an art director in advertising. This paper examines the causal effects of Catholic school attendance on educational attainment. In the September 13-20 issue of America Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York calls upon all Catholics to recommit themselves to the mission of Catholic education. The questions were included in … Other Catholic school closings around the country include four in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, three in the Archdiocese of St. Louis and … The Catholic Church estimates that 6 million students were enrolled in Catholic institutions of higher education in 2016. The school supports families and works with them for the benefit of children. John Leyendecker instructs 2019 School of Faith pilgrims just behind the Church of the Visitation in Ein Karem, Israel. (Stewart, Wolf, et. "The truth is … Catholic school education played an instrumental role in the person I have become. Yet this figure likely underestimates the impact of schools. Committed parents – Parents are a child’s first teachers. High expectations – Catholic school teachers expect every student to achieve. Catholics who never attend a Catholic school are confirmed compared to 82 percent of those who attend a Catholic primary school and 91 percent of those who attend a Catholic high school. At Catholic schools, parents take an active role in their children’s education. Four criteria that have been suggested to evaluate the effects of private schooling and education vouchers are: (1) freedom of choice; (2) productive efficiency; (3) equity; and (4) social cohesion. al, 2009) Using a novel instrumental-variable approach that exploits an exogenous shock to the US Catholic school system, we show that the positive correlation between Catholic school attendance and student outcomes is explained by selection bias. Pitman. Education We have asked about attendance at a Catholic school or college several times since we began this series of studies of American Catholics. The Effects of Catholic and Protestant Schools 255 REVIEW OF RESEARCH The Effects of Catholic and Protestant Schools: A Meta-Analysis William H. Jeynes California State University at Long Beach A meta-analysis was undertaken, including 41 studies to determine the in fl uence of Catholic and Protestant schools. As Pew found in the 2009 study, Faith in Flux, “Religious change begins early in life. Taking a deep look at these figures, the author identifies key trends in enrollment in Catholic higher education from 1975 to 2016 and discusses some of … In 1965, 89% of American children enrolled in a private elementary school (nearly 9 out of 10) were attending Catholic schools. This study uses these criteria to evaluate some of the effects of Catholic schooling in the United States. The Catholic school emphasis on lived Christian community stimulates parental engagement: • Inner-city Catholic school parents report taking an active role in their children’s education, and they believe that participating in the Catholic school community represents an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.