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Catholic Schools vs. Public Schools

What factors might account for the fact that students attending Catholic schools do better academically than students attending public schools?

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Dear Student,
Since you are only asking for an opinion, I offer you mine below based on both my experience teaching at a Catholic School and a public school. I hope this helps.

OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

Catholic School Education: Advantages

Catholic Schools have normally one important rule when it comes to academic learning - concentration and dedication to elements of study as a practice of honouring values and positive virtues influenced by Christian Humility. Students are expected to practice these values and virtues especially that of respect and humility. Hence, the school administration and its teaching staff do not suffer much the difficulty of enforcing rules of expected behaviour for students consciously ensure that they follow it. The ...

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The solution is a concise 415-word essay discussing the factors that can be considered as reasons behind better academic performance of students attending Catholic schools as opposed to students attending public schools. References are listed, a word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.