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