Educating for Menschlichkeit, A Kohlbergian Model for Jewish Day Schools

by: Steve Bailey, PhD

 

Introduction: Parents who are concerned about their child’s proficiency in college-preparatory
curricula but also serious about his or her religious development in young adulthood, are
willing to spend thousands of dollars a year sending their children to private Jewish high
schools. After four years, they expect that their children will have received a quality Jewish
and general education so that they graduate knowledgeable in Jewish texts and in Jewish
practices while being prepared to compete for acceptance into prestigious universities.

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