What Is Educational Reform? - Issues & Timeline


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No Child Left Behind was a re-authorization of:

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1. The Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1960 and 1964 supported which landmark case?

2. The Bilingual Education Act:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of educational reform. For successful completion of this quiz, you will need to understand the purpose and implications of the 20th century educational reforms presented.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The Civil Rights Acts impact on education
  • Bilingual Education Act
  • Individual with Disabilities in Education Act
  • No Child Left Behind
  • Common Core Standards

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related issues in educational reform lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the issues in educational reform
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the historical progression of American education to determine the basis for reforms

Additional Learning

For additional help, review the corresponding lesson What Is Educational Reform? - Issues & Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifying the issues the American education system faced in the 20th century
  • Describing the impact of Brown v. Board of Education
  • Explaining the need and implications of the Bilingual Education Act
  • Explaining the progression of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997
  • Explaining the No Child Left Behind Act and its predecessors, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and Improving America's Schools Act (1994)
  • Identifying the purpose of the Common Core State Standards and the current controversies surrounding this reform