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Survey Ch. 9 - 12
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What are some basic ways in which students are different?
According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System how many children were victims of abuse in 2011?
What are NOT signs of physical abuse in a child?
(EXCEPT) the child encourages interaction with adults
What are signs of neglect in a child?
Lacking sufficient clothing for the weather
Who and what would be considered members of a student's community?
-those who live within a specific geographic location
-those with whom students may come in contact through everyday activities
-the neighborhood, town, city, or county in which a student lives
Approximately what percentage of American children will live in households that make use of food stamps at some time in their first 18 years?
About what percentage of the homeless population is comprised of families?
What are some basic facts related to homelessness?
-homeless students are more likely to be held back a grade
-over 2/3 of homeless parents are unemployed
-62% of children placed in foster care come from formerly homeless families
What is not an example of discrimination?
(EXCEPT) giving children opportunities to explore their own identities
What percentage of K-12 students are children of immigrants?
What are come ways of confronting racism?
What is the one type of drug whose use among adolescents and children seems to have declined?
Approximately what percentage of high school seniors report consuming more than just a trial taste of alcohol?
Overall, do the statistics show that the level of substance abuse in children and teenagers is declining rapidly, declining slightly, rising rapidly, or rising slightly?
Since 1960, has the teen birth rate in the United States increased, decreased, or stayed about the same?
What are some steps teachers and schools can take to combat sexuality-related concerns?
The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 2004 mandated that schools participating in the federal school meal program should develop wellness policies focusing on what?
NOT what children and adolescents should eat at home??????????????????????????????????????????????????
How are depression and teen suicide related?
Students who are depressed are twice as likely to commit suicide as those who aren't
What should a teacher do if he/she suspects that a student is suicidal?
Listen, not lecture
List several factors that increase the likelihood that an adolescent may attempt suicide.
List some examples of behaviors that can be considered bullying.
EXCEPT disagreeing with a classmate
What legislative act requires schools that receive federal funding to actively prevent bullying and to respond to all instances of it?
Safe and Drug Free Schools Act of 2004
What is the most common form of violence in schools?
What is nonattendance of compulsory education called?
According to the Urban Institute, the high school completion rate in the United States is approximately what percent?
What are some of the general consequences of dropping out of school?
What are the basic differences and/or similarities between laws and ethics?
-Ethics - what we should and shouldn't do
-Laws - What we can or cant do
What are some general behaviors of ethical teachers?
EXCEPT put standardized test scores above other consideration
-is guided by a set of beliefs that lead to attitudes and actions focused on what's best for students
-takes the high road
-behaves professionally in the midst of big issues and in everyday decision making
If a person has a strong ability to put themselves in the place of others to appreciate a variety of perspectives they are said to be exhibiting what characteristic of an ethical teacher?
List some behaviors that ethical teachers would not engage in.
put standardized test scores above other consideration
The First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees what rights?
EXCEPT due process
Which amendment to the Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable search and seizure?
Job security and the right to be heard if charges are made are rights of teachers protected under which amendment?
What are some of the general requirements for schools contained in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001?
establish curricular standards
What are some general school issues addressed by state and local laws and policies?
EXCEPT freedom of speech
The policy of courts to use preceding court decisions in deciding future cases of a similar nature is called what?
What do teaching contracts generally contain?
EXCEPT recent test scores
In most states, Continuing contract status is known as
List some general reasons for which teachers, including tenured teachers may be dismissed.
affair with a student, cheating
EXCEPT having a child out of wedlock, having a homosexual relationship with another adult
List several causes that may result in a school system declaring a need to declare a RIF (reduction in force) for teachers.
Low student numbers
What are the generally requirements of procedural due process?
EXCEPT teacher given a severance package
What are formal complaints against a school system generally called?
Pickering v. Board of Education was a school court case that involved what generally freedom for both students and teachers?
Murray v. Pittsburgh Board of Education was a school court case that involved what teacher activity?
Teacher may not use instructional strategy considered unorthodox by schoolboard
List some behaviors that a person with a Christian worldview might consider inappropriate, but for which a teacher may not be fired.
Cursing, relationship with another staff member
For a school employee to be considered liable for a student's injury what factors must exist?
-the person has a legal duty to protect students
-the person fails to act within reason and provide the appropriate standard of care
-there is a casual connection between the person's conduct and the result of the injury
A written work is considered in the public domain and is no longer protected by copyright laws if it is how old?
Is more than 75 years old or published by a government agency
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District was a school related court case that involved what student right?
Right to wear armbands to protest Vietnam war
According to an AAUW survey, about what percent of eighth and eleventh-grade students experienced sexual harassment?
What legislative acts allows parents and guardians access to their students' academic records and requires written parental permission for the records to be shared with anyone else?
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
Mr Smith has a strong ability to put himself mentally in the place fo others in order to appreciate a variety of perspectives. Which characteristic of ethical decisions is he demonstrating?
A student's right of nonparticipation applies to all of the following except
EXCEPT students may refuse to complete standardized testing if they object to the content
In addition to instruction costs, common education expenditures include
a. Student transportation
b. Operation and maintenance
c. Student support services
ALL OF THE ABOVE
Mr Parsons and Ms Beck are interested in starting a new charter school. To which organization should they go for approval?
State Dept of Education
The State dept addresses all of the following except
a. EXCEPT how state chief officers of education and state board members are selected
All of the following are examples of categorical grants except
Ms. Thomas is the principal of Howard Middle School. She is interested in instituting site-based management at her school. Which of the following would not be a strategy that Ms. Thomas would use in her school?
Dictate rules and policies without a collaborative effort
What percentage of public school revenue comes from federal
Less than 10%
Approximately what percentage of the US govt budget goes to public education?
The person in charge of the burocracy that is usually centralized in the state's capital city, and travels throughout the state as the acknowledged authority on how schools operate is the
In Coffee County, voters may vote for any school board candidate regardless of the area in the district the candidate represents. This is an example of
At an state election
All of the following are true about principals EXCEPT
EXCEPT they are expected to both advise the school board and carry out board policies
State Boards of education
establish the standards by which schools are accredited
District school board responsibilities include all of the following EXCEPT
EXCEPT making decisions about how state funds are allocated
Responsibilities of state legislatures include all of the following EXCEPT
EXCEPT determining curriculum standards and accountability
A state dept of Ed operates under the guidance of
c. State board of ed
The institution that generally consists of volunteer members who set policies for the operation of schools is the
District school board
The person responsible for appointing the state's chief education officer as well as members of the state board of education in some states is the
Which best describes the organization and governance of public schools in America?
FEDERAL, STATE, DISTRICT, SCHOOL
The Dale County school district includes four elementary schools that move into two middle schools, and then onto Dale County High School. This is an example of
Children of poverty require .....
About 40% more spending than students of average socioeconomic status
The school district's chief executive officer is
According to a survey of new teachers, most report feeling least prepared to do the following
Develop interdisciplinary curriculum
According to a survey of new teachers, most report feeling most prepared to do the following
Teach all students
Teacher study groups
Are means of building professional collegial communities within schools
Which is a potential parental barrier to family involvement?
b. Culture and language
Which of the following is NOT a basic relationship among teachers according to Barth?
All of the following are characteristics of teacher collegiality EXCEPT
Educators collecting data
Another term for student teaching is
The capstone internship
Each of the following are guidelines for parent-student teacher conferences EXCEPT
Use educational jargon as much as possible
Which statement is NOT true about performance based pay?
We know how to measure teacher effectiveness
In general, paraprofessionals...
assist with smaller student groups
According to the text, who should student teachers confide in during the experience?
a. Another clinical student
b. Teaching supervisor
A negative observation that a prospective teacher may observe in field experience is
a. POOR INSTRUCTION
b. A TEACHER SCREAMING
c. A CHILD BEING HUMILIATED
Which kind of a relationship is the OPPOSITE of a congenial relationship
Which is a potential teacher barrier to parental involvement?
Lack of effort
Each is a core belief of NBPTS EXCEPT
Teachers are committed to monitoring student behavior
One of the best ways to learn how to become comfortable with parent conferences is to
Sit in on conferences conducted by experienced teachers
A way for educators to provide feedback in a nonthreatening way is through
What is another term for a cohesive package of representative products?
According to George Posner, student teaching will allow aspiring teachers to
Find out what teaching is really like
Which of the following are common teacher education courses that are part of a teacher preparation program?
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