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Chapter 13- Civics
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what is used by some to support arguments against tuition vouchers
A social movement dedicated to protecting the earth's life support systems for us and other species.
What are resources?
the money, people, and materials available to accomplish, communities goals.
A socA social movement dedicated to protecting the earth's life support systems for us and other species.ial movement dedicated to protecting the earth's life support systems for us and other species.
to develop a master plan, a community must consider its?
priorities and resources
For a master plan to work well, it must take into account a community's?
includes pesticides, takes many years to overcome
Recycling is one way of handling
solid waste/ waste
planning commission may include?
government leaders, business leaders, and people who live in the community
most serious source of indoor air pollution
factory smokestacks/ smoking
person receiving welfare today must?
goals of "race to the top" fund
adopting standards for student success, using technology to track students work, rewarding creative teachers, and turning around struggling schools
criticism of charter schools is that they?
are likely to enroll many of the better students
local government decision focusing on attracting new business before building new parks is an example of?
first modern school system set up where?
Poverty can lead to ______
what demands will this larger number of people put on the town's infrastructure- its system of roads, bridges, water, and sewers
incineration of solid waste creates toxic smoke when burned that leads to?
for what reason do some people criticize the federal govts. role in education
federal government is going beyond its constitution
main job of the state police-
the main job is highway safety
best description of the work of a planning commission
a group that gives advice about future needs. Its goal is to prepare for and guide the growth of the community in the future
In most states public schools are run by?
is about the government response to solving problems or resolving issue in the communty
preservation/ protection of natural resources
another educational choice is for cities and states to give
garbage disposal site
reusing old materials to make new ones
source of funding for TNAF
the federal government
uses ordinary citizens to fight crimes
social problems faced by public schools today
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