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Latino Enrollment in Catholic Schools, “Where Do We Go from Here?”

February 23, 2016Bill SchmittCategories: Featured

A newly published, special issue of the Journal of Catholic Education sends a challenging message: The future of Latino enrollment in Catholic schools may be at a “critical juncture.”

Notre Dame political scientist Luis Ricardo Fraga, a driving force behind the journal’s project, suggested this crossroads deserves vigorous debate among scholars and merits attention from educators and Church leaders who must steward the Church through the demographic shift unfolding with the influx of Latino population growth in the United States. The project is “one of the first efforts to consolidate educational scholarship that critically engages the practice of Catholic education in Latino communities.” Read More

Notre Dame scholars address challenges for Latino Catholic education

February 11, 2016IEI AnnouncementCategories: Default

Luis Ricardo Fraga, Arthur Foundation Endowed Professor of Transformative Latino Leadership, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science and co-director of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, served as co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Catholic Education, its first issue ever to focus specifically on Latinos and Catholic education. Read More