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What Parents Look for in Christian Schools

A Barna Update (August 22) reveals latest research findings when asking what parents are looking for in a Christian school.

[Parents] “process of choosing a school was most likely informed by the educational objectives they most value for their children. But what are the priorities of parents when it comes to choosing a school? And what role does faith play in such important decisions? … Barna asked parents of current and prospective Christian school students about their schooling decisions.

Barna asked these parents to choose the top five purposes of education. For both groups of parents, the most selected goal of education is to instil strong principles and values (current: 69%, prospective: 53%).

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