Conference to explore components of effective education

by Gail Hinchion Mancini

The University of Notre Dame will host a meeting of educational sociologists Nov. 9-10 (Saturday-Sunday) to discuss ongoing research on how school policies and practices channel learning opportunities to students.p. Titled ?Effects of School Sector in Educational Outcomes,? the conference will focus on the relative effectiveness of private and public schools in areas such as summer school learning, fostering civic skills and the influences of family, religious practice and a sense of community.p.

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