Date of Award


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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
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Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Division of Education and Counseling


Apostolate, Educator, Catholic Elementary Schools, New Orleans, Vatican Council II


For decades the Catholic of the United States have voluntarily supported school systems. Statistics attest that in 1970, 4,367,323 pupils we being educated in the elementary and secondary schools alone. In the recent past these schools were staffed and administered largely by religious personnel. However, research indicates that the layman pioneered in the nineteenth century in the organizing, financing administering and staffing of the Catholic School.



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