Parochial school

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A parochial school is a private primary or secondary school affiliated with a religious organization, and whose curriculum includes general religious education in addition to secular subjects, such as science, mathematics and language arts.wikipedia
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A parochial school is a private primary or secondary school affiliated with a religious organization, and whose curriculum includes general religious education in addition to secular subjects, such as science, mathematics and language arts.
They include parochial schools, a term which is often used to denote Roman Catholic schools.

Education in England

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English education includes many schools linked to the Church of England which sets the ethos of the school and can influence selection of pupils where there is competition for places.
More freedom is given to free schools, including most religious schools, and other academies in terms of curriculum.

Catholic school

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Voluntary aided schools such as Church of England and Catholic schools are permitted to discriminate against teachers on the grounds of their religious opinions, attendance at worship and willingness to provide religious education.
A Catholic school is a parochial school or education ministry of the Catholic Church.

Religious education

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A parochial school is a private primary or secondary school affiliated with a religious organization, and whose curriculum includes general religious education in addition to secular subjects, such as science, mathematics and language arts.
Some families believe supplementary religious education is inadequate, and send their children to private religious schools, called parochial schools when they are affiliated with a specific parish or congregation.

Catholic Church in the United States

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Catholic private and college preparatory schools also exist and are not necessarily connected with a parish.
Parishes set up parochial schools, and over a hundred Jesuit and other colleges were established.

Conservative Mennonites

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In addition to this Conservative Mennonites, Amish, and Old Order Mennonites operate their own schools (the Old Order referring to theirs as "parochial").
They also have Sunday school, hold revival meetings, and operate their own Christian schools/parochial schools.

Parochialism

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The word "parochial" comes from the same root as "parish", and parochial schools were originally the educational wing of the local parish church.

Parish

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The word "parochial" comes from the same root as "parish", and parochial schools were originally the educational wing of the local parish church.

College-preparatory school

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Catholic private and college preparatory schools also exist and are not necessarily connected with a parish.
The term can refer to public, private independent or parochial schools primarily designed to prepare students for higher education.

Faith school

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In 2002, Frank Dobson proposed an amendment to the Education Bill (for England & Wales) which would limit the selection rights of faith schools by requiring them to offer at least a quarter of places to children of another or no religion, in order to increase inclusivity and lessening social division.

Pierce v. Society of Sisters

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In the 1920s, Oregon outlawed all non-public schools in an attempt to stamp out parochial schools, but in 1925 the Supreme overturned the law in Pierce v. Society of Sisters.
The citizens' initiative was primarily aimed at eliminating parochial schools, including Catholic schools.

Catholic schools in the United States

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Historically, most American parochial schools have been Catholic schools (often elementary schools attached to a local parish), as well as schools run by Seventh-day Adventists, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Calvinists and Orthodox Jews.
In the United States, the term parochial school is commonly used to refer to Catholic schools, to distinguish it from private school (which can refer to either a nonsectarian school or a church-based school).

Religion and children

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A parochial school (US) or faith school (UK), is a type of school which engages in religious education in addition to conventional education.

Christian school

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Christian parochial schools are often called "church schools" or "Christian schools".
Parochial schools (Church schools) were established in Australia by both Roman Catholic and Protestant churches during the 19th century.

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In Ontario, parochial schools are called "separate schools".

Education in the United Kingdom

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In British education, parish schools from the established church of the relevant constituent country formed the basis of the state-funded education system, and many schools retain a church connection while essentially providing secular education in accordance with standards set by the government of the country concerned.

Christian state

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In British education, parish schools from the established church of the relevant constituent country formed the basis of the state-funded education system, and many schools retain a church connection while essentially providing secular education in accordance with standards set by the government of the country concerned.

Secularity

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In British education, parish schools from the established church of the relevant constituent country formed the basis of the state-funded education system, and many schools retain a church connection while essentially providing secular education in accordance with standards set by the government of the country concerned.

Frank Dobson

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In 2002, Frank Dobson proposed an amendment to the Education Bill (for England & Wales) which would limit the selection rights of faith schools by requiring them to offer at least a quarter of places to children of another or no religion, in order to increase inclusivity and lessening social division.

David Bell (university administrator)

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In 2005, David Bell, the head of the Office for Standards in Education said "Faith should not be blind. I worry that many young people are being educated in faith-based schools, with little appreciation of their wider responsibilities and obligations to British society. This growth in faith schools needs to be carefully but sensitively monitored by government to ensure that pupils receive an understanding of not only their own faith but of other faiths and the wider tenets of British society".

Ofsted

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In 2005, David Bell, the head of the Office for Standards in Education said "Faith should not be blind. I worry that many young people are being educated in faith-based schools, with little appreciation of their wider responsibilities and obligations to British society. This growth in faith schools needs to be carefully but sensitively monitored by government to ensure that pupils receive an understanding of not only their own faith but of other faiths and the wider tenets of British society".

Kenneth Stevenson

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In October 2006, Bishop Kenneth Stevenson, speaking on behalf of the Church of England, said "I want to make a specific commitment that all new Church of England schools should have at least 25% of places available to children with no requirement that they be from practising Christian families."

Church of England

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English education includes many schools linked to the Church of England which sets the ethos of the school and can influence selection of pupils where there is competition for places. In October 2006, Bishop Kenneth Stevenson, speaking on behalf of the Church of England, said "I want to make a specific commitment that all new Church of England schools should have at least 25% of places available to children with no requirement that they be from practising Christian families."

Monkseaton High School

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Paul Kelley, head of Monkseaton High School in Tyneside, proposed plans to eliminate the daily act of Christian worship, and "a fundamental change in the relationship with the school and the established religion of the country".

Vegetarianism

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In November 2007, the Krishna-Avanti Hindu school in north-west London became the first school in the United Kingdom to make vegetarianism a condition of entry.