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1. Catholic schools tend to produce graduates who are more civically engaged, more tolerant for diverse views, and more committed to service as adults.

2. The achievement gap is smaller in faith-based schools

3. Latinos who attend a Catholic school are 42 percent more likely to graduate from high school and two and a half times more likely to graduate from college.

4. Between the 2000 and the 2011 school years, 1,755 Catholic schools have closed.