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Religion, Education and Academic Success : Research on Religion and Education - William Jeynes

Religion, Education and Academic Success

Research on Religion and Education

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Part of the "Research on Religion and Education" series, this text is divided into 11 chapters, covering such topics as: the removal of prayers from schools; the effects of religious schools; issues regarding school choice; and the history of the study of religion, education and academic success.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Forewordp. xi
Early Influences on Education, 1607-1776p. 1
Toward the Common Schoolp. 27
Waves of Educational Changep. 57
Prayer, Bible Reading, and the Supreme Courtp. 85
Why Religion Influences Studentsp. 115
The Impact of Religious Schools and Religious Commitment on Academic Achievementp. 129
Religious Education and Religious Commitment among Minority Studentsp. 151
The Effects of Religious Schools on School Behavior and Diligencep. 165
Effects of Religious Commitment on Problem Behaviorp. 179
Potential Reasons for the Impact of Religious Schoolsp. 195
Debates about the Contribution of Religious Schools and Religious Commitment Todayp. 207
What Can We Learn from Religious Schools and Religious People?p. 229
Referencesp. 239
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ISBN: 9781931576536
ISBN-10: 193157653X
Series: Research on Religion and Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.57