EDU 1010 Chapter Four-Education In The US: Its Historical Roots: Question Preview (ID: 17841)


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The Supreme Court decision that made the policy, “separate but equal” illegal was:
a) the Civil Rights Act. b) Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka. c) Title IX. d) the National Defense Education Act.
“A federal compensatory education program targeting low income students in elementary and secondary schools” is most accurately labeled:
a) Head Start. b) Title I. c) National Defense Education Act. d) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
The fastest growing cultural minority group in the United States is:
a) Native American students. b) African American students. c) Hispanic students. d) Asian American students.
The cultural minorities who have experienced the greatest success in American schools are:
a) Native American students. b) African American students. c) Hispanic students. d) Asian American students.
The policy separate but equal in education was most prominently implemented in:
a) Native American education. b) African American education. c) Hispanic education. d) Asian American education.
Of the following, which event most led to the development of the American high school as we know it today?
a) The development of the English High School, whose curriculum included English, math, science, history, and geography b) The preparation of the report titled The Cardinal Principles of Education, which established goals for high schools c) The establishment of Normal Schools, which resulted in a teaching force able to work effectively in modern high schools d) The establishment of different grades in elementary schools, which prepared students for the rigorous content of high schools
Which of the following best describes faculty psychology?
a) A view of learning that suggests that students learn best when taught by well-prepared teachers b) A view of learning that emphasizes the role of experience and hands-on activities in learning c) A view of learning suggesting that the best education involves mental discipline and training the powers of the mind. d) A view of learning that emphasizes a study of classic literature, such as Shakespeare, that has endured throughout history
Of the Latin Grammar School, Franklin’s Academy, the English High School, and the comprehensive high school, which two are most alike?
a) The Latin Grammar School and the English High School b) The Latin Grammar School and Franklin’s Academy c) Franklin’s Academy and the English High School d) The English High School and the comprehensive high school
Which of the following best describes an important problem with tax support for public schools?
a) Citizens are reluctant to pay school taxes, so adequate funding sometimes isn’t available. b) Funding is often inequitable, because some districts have high tax bases, whereas others have very low tax bases. c) Most of the taxes are paid by wealthy people who are unwilling to support education for all citizens. d) Only a small portion of tax money goes to education, so education is consistently under-funded.
Which of the following statements best describes the contribution Horace Mann made to American education?
a) He spearheaded legislation that led to the principle of separation of church and state. b) He spearheaded the idea that all citizens should have the right to attend a tax-supported elementary school. c) He was the leader of the movement to remove the federal government from direct involvement in running America’s schools. d) He was the person who wrote and spearheaded the passing of the Northwest Ordinance of 1785.
Which of the following is the best description of the Common School Movement?
a) An historical attempt to make education available to all children in the United States b) An attempt to increase the quality of teachers by establishing normal schools. c) The process of reserving public land specifically for the purpose of funding public education d) The process of putting common people in leadership roles in education
Of the following, the two most significant contributions of the Early National Period (1775–1820) that remain today were:
a) establishment of public support for education and the development of the comprehensive high school. b) the separation of church and state and the removal of the federal government from a central role in running America’s schools c) establishment of the Dept. of Ed. as a fed. cabinet post and the creation of vouchers to support religion for society members d) the “Old Deluder Satan Act” and the establishment of a widespread system of parochial schools.
Which of the following best describes the legal action that resulted in every state in the United States now having it’s own office of education?
a) The First Amendment to the Constitution, which established the principle of separation of church and state. b) The Land Ordinance of 1785 that provided a basis for financial support of education. c) The Constitution's 10th Amendment which says areas not assigned to the fed. government would be the responsibility of states. d) The Old Deluder Satan Act which provided for public support of education.
Which of the following statements best describes the contribution of the Land Ordinance of 1785 to education in America?
a) It was the law the formally established the principle of separation of church and state. b) It was the law that removed the federal government from direct involvement in running America’s schools. c) It was the law that established free public education for all students. d) It was the law that set aside land that would be used to financially support public education.
Which of the following is most significant about the Colonial Period in helping us understand American education today?
a) It helps us understand why teacher preparation programs (such as the one you’re in) came to exist. b) It helps us understand why the federal government has turned much of the responsibility for education over to the states. c) It helps us understand how the present organization of elementary, middle, and high schools came to exist. d) It helps us understand why religion remains an important issue in American education.
Which of the following is the most accurate description of the significance of the Massachusetts Act of 1647 (The “Old Deluder Satan Act”)?
a) It provided the precedent for the principle of separation of church and state. b) It provided a legal foundation for the public support of education. c) It provided a framework for differentiating American education from its European roots. d) It made public education mandatory for all children aged 13 and under.
Schooling during the colonial period was designed primarily for which of the following groups?
a) Wealthy males b) Males of all socioeconomic classes c) Wealthy males and wealthy females d) Males of all socioeconomic classes and wealthy females
The historical period in American education that most contributed to the strong link between religion and education (which remains to today) was the:
a) colonial period. b) Early National Period. c) common school movement. d) Progressive Era.
The legislation intended to eliminate gender discrimination in schools was:
a) Title IX. b) PL 94-142. c) the Gender Equity Legislative Mandate. d) the Civil Rights Act.
Schools that attempt to attract and integrate cultural minority and white students through quality instruction or innovative programs are most accurately labeled:
a) progressive schools. b) Title I schools. c) integrated schools. d) magnet schools.
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