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Schools, Church-Related.

Some denominations maintain their own schools, with instruction directed toward faith as a motive for all of life. Most ch.-related schools are Christian, some Heb.

In 1970, RC elementary schools enrolled 3 1/2 million students, secondary schools more than 1 million. Prot. chs. and ch.-related school assocs. enrolled 380,000 elementary, 55,000 secondary school students; of these, 190,000 elementary and 16,000 secondary school students attended Luth. schools. Heb. schools enrolled 58,000 elementary, 15,000 high school students. There are also some unaffiliated Christian schools. WAK

See also Christian Education; Ministry, Education of; Parish Education; Protestant Education in the United States; Public Aid to Church-Related Elementary Schools; Teachers.

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