Published in 1986, this selected bibliography considers private schools that are religiously affiliated. Divided into several sections the book open with chapters covering the most influential general books on religion and schooling and offers summaries and analysis of court decisions and commentaries on the issues of government aid and regulation. The book goes on to provide entries of the schools operating in the United States by seventeen religious groups, entries are annotated by experts from the field. The final section of the book considers statements on religious schools made by both public school educators and religious school advocates; formal and informal interactions between the public and religious schools; and the concept of the education of the public by religious and public schools.
This work pulls together a wealth of reference material, mainly on religious schools, and provides a much-needed resource for those interested in religious schooling, whether researcher, scholar, student or policy-maker.
Introduction. 1. Major Works on Religion and American Schools. 2. Federal Court Decisions Concerning Government Aid to and Regulation of Religious Schools. 3. Government Aid to Religious Schools Commentary and Analysis. 4. State Regulation of Religious Schools. 5. Amish Schools. 6. Baptist Schools. 7. Catholic Schools. 8. Church of the Brethren Schools. 9. Episcopal Schools. 10. Evangelical Reformed Church Schools. 11. Friends, Religious Society of, Schools. 12. Independent Christian Day Schools. 13. Jewish Schools. 14. Lutheran Schools. 15. Mennonite Schools. 16. Moravian Schools. 17. Presbyterian Schools. 18. Reformed Schools. 19. Seventh-Day Adventist Schools. 20. Shaker Schools. 21. United Methodist Schools. 22. Statements on Religious Schools. 23. Formal and Informal Interactions of Public and Religious Schools. 24. The Education of the Public.