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Chapter 2: History of Educational Partnerships Test Bank 1. Suppose a fourth grade student’s family has just moved to the United States from a country whose traditions and religious beliefs differ greatly from those of what is practiced by the traditional majority at the student’s new school. The student’s grades since moving to the United States have suffered during the student’s first four months at school. The student and her family most likely has low A. Social capital B. Social mobility C. IQ D. Cultural capital 2. Cultural capital includes all of the following except A. Ways families are expected to participate at school B. Families’ access to information and resources C. Families’ understanding of the lifestyles of the dominant culture *Note: Families’ access to information and resources (This answer choice falls in line more with social capital than it does with cultural capital.). 3. Juan is a junior in high school and decides to enroll in the Southern California Regional Occupational Center (SCROC) to learn about plumbing. He is tired of the classes that are being offered in his school and sees the educational curriculum as a waste of time. The educators in SCROC provide Juan with training of skills necessary to carry out the role of his desired vocation. The goal of education here is: A. Social mobility B. Democratic equality C. Social efficiency D. Both A and C 4. Tony is a computer whiz. His parents are interested in enrolling him in Sunny High School. This high school is part of the public school system and its curriculum focuses in mathematics and technology. This is attractive to both Tony and his family. Sunny High School is a: A. Charter school B. Private school C. Home school D. Magnet school 5. A private group of teachers and parents submitted and submitted a proposal and were approved by the school district to plan and manage their own school. They want to expand their decision-making abilities. The school was funded with public money and received waivers from public school districts in exchange for promising better academic results. This school is a: A. Charter school

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B. Private school C. Home school D. Magnet school 6. A father is stressed because he has to work overtime most days of the week. Although his son never had any role in his workplace, the events that occurred in his father’s place of employment affect his son. In this case the student and his family are part of which system? A. Exosystem B. Macrosystem C. Microsystem D. None of the above 7. According to the Seven Principles of Secondary Education some of the seven cardinal principles that all schools should follow include: A. Health, fundamental subjects, and watching television B. Health, fundamental subjects, and career development C. Civic education and worthy home membership D. Both B and C E. Both A and C 8. Many students in low socioeconomic communities receive free breakfast every morning to prevent hunger and improve their nutrition. This initiative provides states with funding to implement the program in public and non-profit private schools as well as childcare centers. This is an example of: A. Free Breakfast Program B. School Lunch Act C. School Milk Act Program D. The Childhood Hunger Relief Act E. Both A and D 9. The Family-School Partnership Act of California is important because: A. it allows parents to take time off from work only twice a year to participate in their child’s parent teacher conferences. B. it allows parents and guardians to take up to 40 hours off work each year to participate at their child’s school. C. it precludes employers from using existing vacation time or personal leave of parents when used for educational purposes. D. it does not require parents to bring documentation of school activities to their employer. 10. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that children who go to college have the potential to end poverty in their family lines. A. True B. False 2


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11. Successful school, family, and community partnerships include a mix of basic and advanced partnership activities. An example of family participation at the basic level would include _____________. A. coordinating a school festival. B. cooking a dish for a United Nations Day celebration. C. volunteering for a fieldtrip. D. making sure their child has a healthy breakfast. 12. In the history of educational partnerships one area has not experienced mandates in many states. This area includes ____________________. A. health and nutrition B. parent involvement research in teacher education programs C. learning disabilities D. drug abuse education 13. Brandon attends classes at the Braille Institute that is privately funded. The Braille Institute is an example of: A. Magnet School B. Non-public special education school C. Charter school D. Pre-school 14. Social mobility provides students with competitive opportunities to distinguish themselves from others. A. True B. False 15. The outcome of Brown vs. Board of Education was to segregate White and NonWhite students for the purpose of equitable access to education. A. True B. False Essay Questions: 1. Write the name of an educational partnership at your school or district. Which historical events from the History of Educational Policies, Events, and Partnerships timeline contributed to the groundwork for the partnership you named? 2. Look at the History of Educational Policies, Events, and Partnerships timeline. Which five events do you feel has had the largest influence on today’s educational system? Give reasons for each choice. 3. Discuss how a teacher’s theory of learning can motivate or inhibit a child’s motivation to learn in school. 3


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4. Describe the importance of social and cultural capital for students and their families. Discuss ways to increase these with students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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