About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the School and System Governance Plans chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Local Boards of Education and Their Power||Comparison of local and state educational responsibilities, including common duties|
|Tuesday||Role of States in Education||Overview of the relationship between education and government|
|Wednesday||Specific Educational Powers of States||Three roles of state governments|
|Thursday||Role of the Federal Government in Education||Overview of public education and review of levels of government|
|Friday||Federal Education Legislation||Key points and purpose of the No Child Left Behind Act|
1. The Local Board of Education's Role in Public Education
There are a lot of responsibilities in education, but who is in charge of what? In this lesson, we'll examine the role of the local government in public education in America, including the duties that are common to local boards of education.
2. The State Government's Role in Public Education
In order to provide free and quality education to all students, the state government has specific roles and duties that it performs. Watch this lesson to find out how the state government shapes public education in America.
3. The Federal Government's Role in Public Education
There are many different levels of government involved in public education in the United States. But what are the different responsibilities of each? Watch this lesson to explore how the federal government affects education in America.
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