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study are best described as :"
61 . Statements that describe what students should know or be able to do at the end of a prescribed period of
( 6. )
forms of accountability.
value- added models .
62 . Which of the following best explains why the Common Core State Standards Initiative ( CCSS1 ) was
Analysis of standards from different states identified significant variations in expectations ,
rigor , and content .
Our federal government wanted to create a national curriculum that would be competitive with other
advanced nations .`
States in our country wanted standards to focus to a much greater extent on the impact of technology
on learning and teaching .
Educational leaders wanted to create standards that would "level the playing field " for students who
are members of cultural minorities .
63 . The process of requiring students to demonstrate that they have met standards , and making teachers
responsible for ensuring that students do indeed meet the standards is best described as :"
value- added modeling .*
standards - based education .
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64 . Teresa Walker is a second- grade teacher in a large urban elementary school . Her students take a state test
near the end of the school year to determine their learning progress . Teresa's year-end evaluation is
determined in part by the amount her students improve , such as moving from the 50th to the 60th percentile
in reading during the academic year .*
The overall process Teresa is experiencing best illustrates which of the following ?
High - stakes assessment
Value- added modeling
Standards - based instruction
65 . Which of the following best describes demographic trends predicted to exist over the next few years in our*
( 2. ) By the year 2021 no ethnic group will be a majority in our country .
By the year 2025 , the majority of our country's school students will be of Hispanic background .
By the year 2030 , students who have backgrounds , such as Asian / Pacific Islander , Native American ,
and multi - ethnic groups , will become the majority of our nation's school students ."
By the year 2050 , African American students will be the majority of students in our nation's schools .
States on our country's east and west coasts are experiencing rising rates of low - income students ,
All states in our country have experienced rising rates of low - income students to this point in the 21 8!)
66 . Which of the following best describes the trends in our country with respect to family income ?"
whereas the rest of the country is remaining fairly stable .
rest of the country remained fairly stable .`
States with large rural populations are experiencing rising rates of low- income students , whereas the
The rates of low - income students throughout our country have remained fairly stable over the last 20...
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- Spring '19
- Pat Blaine
- Ethnic group, Teresa Walker, Common Core State Standards Initiative