US Education System: Cultural, Political & Social Influences


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The earliest schools in the US educational system were:

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1. Who is most responsible for funding and operating schools:

2. An example of a cultural influence on education is:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of influences on the US educational system. You will be quizzed on different influences, including those that are social, political, and cultural.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Earliest schools in US
  • Responsible party for funding and operation of schools
  • Cultural influences
  • Political effects
  • Social influences

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related influences on US education lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the numerous ways social, political, and cultural factors can positively and negatively influence the quality of US schools
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the numerous ways US schools are influenced

Additional Learning

To learn more about influences on US education, review the accompanying lesson on Influences on US Education. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review the history of the US educational system and how it evolved over time
  • Understand the various cultural influences that can impact the quality of US schools
  • Recall how political influences impact US schools
  • Learn about the ways society can influence US schools