Education notes 2.docx - Which statement would most likely be made by a critic of schools efforts to transmit culture\"When schools transmit culture they

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Which statement would most likely be made by a critic of schools' efforts to transmit culture? "When schools transmit culture, they tend to privilege certain groups and make other groups feel inferior."Alexis is a teacher who feels strongly about the importance of preparing students to live in a democracy. She feels that this objective is just as important as math or science, and she constantly pushes her colleagues to incorporate civic instruction into their courses, no matter the subject. Alexis's ideas reflectsocial democratic reconstructionismEconomic reconstructionists believe thatschools are tools of oppressionAs an economic reconstructionist, Paulo Freire argued thatschools were tools of oppression and miseducationWhen students, parents, and teachers were asked to rate school goals in a study,vocational, personal, academic, and social and civic goals were all rated "very important."In schools where teachers do not have daily contact with one another and act independently of others in the school, this represents a failure of which "five-factor theory" concept?a clear school missionStudies on school size have determined thatsmaller schools are more effective than larger schools because their students are more likely to pass their classesThe current reform efforts in education can be traced toA Nation at RiskThe economist who argued that school competition and choice would improve the quality of public education wasMilton FriedmanWhich of the following statements most reflects the beliefs of James Coleman?When we look at private and parochial schools, we can see that they do a better job than public schools. So perhaps private schools are the way to fix education."Which of the following is a characteristic of charter schools?Charter schools can be virtualAt a recent school board meeting, a group of parents spoke out on the issue of the poor quality ofthe district's schools. They demanded the formation of charter schools that emphasized a rigorous, traditional curriculum and teacher-centered classrooms. These parents most closely resemblezealots.An early promoter of vouchers in education waseconomist Milton FriedmanWhich of the following was begun as a tool to desegregate schools?magnet schoolsHow many states currently allow open enrollment within their school districts?40 or moreThere tend to be fewer virtual schools at the elementary levels, primarily becausevirtual schooling can deprive children of interactions needed for them to develop socialization skillsThe experiences that school districts had with the Edison Schools Inc.did not have a visible effect on the privatization movement
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Based on poll results, how have Americans' opinion on the idea of charter schools changed in thepast decade?In the latter half of the decade, Americans have become significantly more favorable toward the idea of charter schools.Jean and Stephen were concerned about the quality of education that their son, Galen, was receiving in the neighborhood school. They felt that the secular curriculum did not reflect their
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