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History of Education in the United States Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do middle schools also focus on students' developmental issues?

Question 2 2. Why did many rural areas lack a school for black children?

Question 3 3. The case that ruled blacks should be allowed to go to a white law school if there was not a state-supported black law school was:

Question 4 4. _____ schools taught people how to be primary teachers.

Question 5 5. The _____ colonies were very diverse and had a diverse education system.

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Question 6 6. What is one reason some school districts concerned that the middle and junior high school model could be detrimental to student achievement?

Question 7 7. On-the-job training in colonial America was found in:

Question 8 8. When every child in a state takes the same test, it is a _____ test.

Question 9 9. Colonial day care centers run by a local woman teaching the basics to children were called:

Question 10 10. _____ ruled that schools could not charge the children of illegal immigrants to go to public school.

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Question 11 11. The Supreme Court case that ruled that segregation was legal in train cars and other places was:

Question 12 12. Why did normal schools start to decline around the turn of the 20th century?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about Jim Crow segregation laws is FALSE?

Question 14 14. Why did Brown v. the Board of Education rule that segregating schools by race was illegal?

Question 15 15. Modern-day truancy laws are linked to the Law of _____.

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Question 16 16. The way America pays for education today is much like the way it was organized in the Law of _____.

Question 17 17. _____ is one court case that used the Fourteenth Amendment to increase the rights of students with disabilities.

Question 18 18. Who was Howard University named after?

Question 19 19. The _____ was a competition between America and Russia to lead in space exploration.

Question 20 20. Why did a group of parents sue the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas in 1951?

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Question 21 21. The Supreme Court case that ruled that segregation in schools was illegal throughout the U.S. was:

Question 22 22. The Laws of 1642 and 1647 were passed by the colony of _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a criticism of NCLB?

Question 24 24. The _____ required parents to educate their children.

Question 25 25. The No Child Left Behind law requires states to:

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Question 26 26. How did the Puritans influence the education system in the New England colonies?

Question 27 27. Why was the NDEA approved?

Question 28 28. The _____ and the _____ were two religious orders that founded schools in colonial America.

Question 29 29. The Law of _____ required that communities pay a schoolmaster to educate local children.

Question 30 30. Why were progressives so focused on urban education and the expansion of high schools?

History of Education in the United States Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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