Understanding Catholic Schools

Canada:

Build Bethlehem Everywhere English
Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools (docx)
Five Essential Marks of Catholic Schools (pdf)

Vatican

Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
General Directory for Catechesis

The Catholic School at the Threshold of the Third Millennium  (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1997)
The Religious Dimension of Education in a Catholic School.  Guidelines for Reflection and Renewal (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1988)
The Catholic School (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1988)
Meeting With Catholic Educators in St. John’s Newfoundland (Text of Pope John Paul II’s speech September 12, 1984)
Educational Guidance in Human Love.  Outlines for Sex Education (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1983)
Lay Catholics in Schools:  Witnesses to Faith (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1982)
Catechesi Tradendae (Apostolic Exhortation, Pope John Paul II, 1979)
Gravissimum Educationis (Vatican II’s Declaration on Christian Education, 1965)

Others

Fr. James Mulligan‘s article: Distinctly Catholic