Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia: Summary & Significance

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What do we call a condition someone has from birth or that developed over time that may affect them physically, mentally, and/or emotionally?

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1. What reason did the District of Columbia School Board give for denying an education to students with disabilities?

2. What did Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka help to eliminate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What was the result of Mills vs. the Board of Education of DC? What other cases focused on equality in education and impacted this case? These are among the facts you will be questioned about when you use this quiz and corresponding worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet is designed to assess your knowledge of:

  • What condition starts from birth or develops over time and impacts one emotionally, physically and/or mentally
  • The explanation given by the DC Board of Education as to why an education was denied to students with disabilities
  • What was eliminated by the Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka case
  • The result of Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children (PARC) vs. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • What was established as a result of Mills vs. the Board of Education of DC

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson, such as what was created as a result of the Mills vs. the Board of Education of DC case
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why students with disabilities were denied an education by the DC Board of Education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about PARC vs. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Brown vs. The Board of Education of Topeka

Additional Learning

Find more details about this pivotal case by referring to the lesson titled Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia: Summary & Significance. This lesson addresses:

  • How many children were denied an education in DC
  • What year the Mills vs. the Board of Education of DC lawsuit was filed
  • The court ruling of Mills vs. the Board of Education of DC
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