Larry P. v. Riles: Summary & Significance

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In Larry P. v. Riles, the 9th District Court found that _____ could not be used to measure a student's ability to learn.

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1. Larry P. v. Riles was filed on behalf of five African American students against the school officials of what city and state?

2. In what year was Larry P. v. Riles decided?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

By way of this quiz and worksheet, you will be asked about the outcome, setting, surrounding circumstances, and details of this influential case.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions on these practices will more precisely as you about:

  • What couldn't determine a student's learning capacity
  • The city/state that the defendants represented
  • The year in which the case concluded
  • Results of the case
  • Claims of the plaintiffs

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  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Larry P. vs. Riles
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the outcome of the case and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the modern school system in a different light

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