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EDUC 1301 CH 4
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Which of the following is most commonly cited as an important reason for the lack of success of Hispanic students?
Language differences that symbolized the differences between Hispanics and the dominant culture.
Which of the following is the most accurate description of the significance of the Massachusetts Act of 1647 (The "old Deluder Satan Act")?
It provided a legal foundation for the public support of education.
The leaders that framed the U.S. Constitution refused to establish a national religion in the U.S. Which of the following is the best description of the reason for the leaders' refusal?
The leaders recognized that a great deal of religious diversity existed in the colonies, making the establishment of a national religion very difficult.
While religion was an important influence in all the colonies - Northern, Middle, and Southern - during the colonial period, it was the most dominant influence in the :
Schooling during the colonial period was designed primarily for which of the following groups?
Which of the following most contributed to the increase in quality of America's schools during the period from approximately 1820-1865?
Improvements in teacher preparation and the introduction of grade levels in elementary schools
While the comprehensive American high school wasn't well established until the 20th century, its roots go back to the Latin Grammar School established in 1635, Benjamin Franklin's Academy, which first opened in 1751, and the English Classical School (later changed to the English High School), which opened in 1821.
Which of the following best describes the goal of Franklin's Academy?
To help students develop practical skills, such as math, navigation, bookkeeping and logic.
Of the following, which event most led to the development of the American High school as we know it today?
The preparation of the report titled The Cardinal Principles of Education, which established the goals of high schools.
Consider the schools in the New England colonies-Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire- during the colonial period. Which of the following statements is most valid?
Education focused primarily on religious training, which was grounded in the belief that humanity was evil, by its nature, having fallen in the sin of Adam and Eve.
During the colonial period of American Education, the thinking of some European philosophers, such as Locke, Rousseau, and Pestalozzi, began to influence education. Of the following, which is the most accurate description of their influence?
These philosophers emphasized the importance of first-hand experiences for children as the foundation for their education.
Which of the following is the best description of the Common School Movement?
A historical attempt to make education available to all children in the U.S.
The fastest growing cultural minority group in the U.S. is:
Which of the following statements best describes the contribution Horace Mann made to American education?
He spearheaded the idea that all citizens should have the right to attend a tax-supported elementary school
The historical period in American Education that most contributed to the strong link between religion and education (which remains to today) was the:
Which of the following best describes an important problem with tax support for public schools?
Only a small portion of tax money goes to education, so education is consistently under-funded.
The policy separate but equal in education was most prominently implemented in:
African American education
The assimilation movement in education was most strongly attempted with:
Native American Students
Of the following, the two most significant contribution of the Early National Period (1775-1820) that remain today were:
The separation of church and state and the removal of the federal government from a central role in running America's schools.
The cultural minorities who have experienced the greatest success in American schools are:
Asian American students
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