EDAS 648 Quiz 4: Integrity, Accountability, and Stewardship in Educational Financing
Module 4: Week 4
- Which of the following does NOT reflect a federal emphasis for funding educational programs?
- Select the following statement that is correct.
- In 1980, recognition was given to education at the federal level with the establishment of the Department of Education. Two years later, the cabinet position was in jeopardy, as the new president Ronald Reagan, proposed that it be disbanded. Many attribute the efforts of Terrell H. Bell, Reagan’s newly appointed Secretary of Education, and his sponsorship of “A Nation at Risk” (1983) report, for its survival.
- The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title I, was reauthorized and given the short title: “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.”
- The court decision of Rodriquez agreed with all of the general principles except:
- All of the following are true of the Rose v. Council for Better Education litigation except
- Courts have used three standards to examine the school finance system and to determine if the equal protection clause has been violated. Which of the following is NOT one of the three standards?
- Which of the following is NOT one of the guidelines that courts have used to determine if the state is adequately financing schools?
- Which of the following is NOT one of the seven essential competencies as articulated by the Kentucky Supreme Court?
- Which of the following is NOT included in the seven essential competencies included in the watershed Kentucky, Rose v. Council for better education:
- Since the onset of school finance litigation, all states have had a school finance challenge decided by their state supreme court.
- As a result of the Rodriguez case, the Supreme Court has ruled that education was not a federal constitutional right and thus far has ended appeals in the federal courts.
- The U. S. Supreme Court found in the Rodriquez decision that the Texas school finance system did not discriminate against any class of persons considered suspect, because it dealt with property-poor school districts, not individuals.
- The quality of a child’s education not being a function of wealth, other than the wealth of the state as a whole, was a result of California’s Serrano decision.
- Proposition 13 in California has restricted property taxes to 1 percent of 1976 assessed market value, reducing property tax revenues.