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5 Matching questions

  1. what are poverty stats based on?
  2. what are the results of the discrepancy between schools?
  3. Goldberg vs. Kelly
  4. economic development (how?)
  5. The Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund
  1. a a census and are reported after general population figures are made available
  2. b recruiting new industries
    -government installations
    -encourage the expansion of small businesses
    -foster a "good" business environment
  3. c Money for the General Revenue Fund and the Available School Fund are allocated through the Omnibus Fund
  4. d established that a persons benefits can not be taken away if qualified for without due process- in the form of a hearing
  5. e poor districts:
    -facility maintenance decreases
    -teacher salary decreases
    -number of students per class increases
    -new educational supplies and equipment are harder to secure
    -curriculum deteriorates and becomes inadequate
    -overall resources decrease

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -time limits for aid
    -ended flexibility of work requirement
    -takes single parents out of home
  2. 1/4th of which goes to the Available School Fund

    The remainder to highways and roads
  3. Texas' tax system is ranked 5th amoung states with the most regressive tax systems: meaning it is quite regressive
    -some tax advocates argue that we should institute a personal income tax to make our tax system more progressive
  4. texas water development board
  5. general sales tax
    Severance taxes on oil and gas production
    Motor vehicle sales and rental
    Motor fuels tax
    Taxes on alcohol and tobacco products
    Insurance company tax
    Utility taxes

5 True/False questions

  1. types of welfare programs-social security
    -SSI
    -AFDC
    -TANF
    -Food Stamps
    -Medicaid
    -Medicare

          

  2. Edgewood ISD vs. Kirbyestablished that a persons benefits can not be taken away if qualified for without due process- in the form of a hearing

          

  3. Regressive Taxgeneral sales tax
    Severance taxes on oil and gas production
    Motor vehicle sales and rental
    Motor fuels tax
    Taxes on alcohol and tobacco products
    Insurance company tax
    Utility taxes

          

  4. temporary assistance to needy families (TANF)all charity was primarily privately ran

          

  5. Severancea form of national health insurance for the elderly and disabled