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18.Early in the twentieth century, all states passed mandatory education laws that require children to a.attend school until they reach a certain age or complete a minimum level of education.b.pass a number of proficiency exams before leaving the 8thand 12thgrades.c.spend at least 9 months of the year in school.d.learn a foreign language and basic mathematic skills.Answer: a
Page: 343LO: 2TYPE: FactualSOURCE: Modified19.Education keeps students off the street and out of the full-time job market for a number ofyears, keeping levels of unemployment within reasonable bounds. This is an example of a latent function of education the text terms __________.
Page: 343LO: 2TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified20.Because schools bring together people of similar ages, social class, and race/ethnicity, young people often meet future marriage partners. This latent function of education results in __________.
Page: 343LO: 2TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified21.Students may learn information in school that contradicts beliefs held by their parents or their religion. Debates over the content of textbooks and library books typically center on
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information that parents deem unacceptable for their children. This illustrates the latent function of education known as __________.
Page: 343LO: 2TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified22.Some argue that U.S. education is not promoting the high-level skills in reading, writing, science, and mathematics that are needed in the workplace and the global economy. From the functionalist perspective this is considered a __________. a.latent functionb.manifest functionc.dysfunctiond.instrumental functionAnswer: c
Page: 345LO: 2TYPE: ConceptualSOURCE: Modified23.While character education has been suggested for reducing bullying, an alternative approach is to focus on __________.
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