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.
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.
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.
Which of the following is NOT one of the guidelines that courts have used to determine if the state is adequately financing schools?
In Brown v Board of Education (1954) the Supreme Court held education must be provided on equal terms to all students because racially separate schools were constitutional.
The court decision of Rodriquez, agreed with all of the general principles except:
Federal aid programs of the future must contain certain characteristics to be effective. Identify which of the following is included in those attributes:
Select the following statement that is correct.
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.
Which of the following is NOT included in one of the four methods that determine if a state is adequately financing education?
Since the Rodriquez decision numerous cases have recognized the principle of federalism – that education is a state responsibility, and that state legislation and state courts should be the main forum where school finance issues are decided.
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title I, was reauthorized and given the short title: “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001”?
Which of the following is NOT included in Justice Powell’s admonition in Rodriquez, that merit continued attention of scholars, lawmakers and the people?
Which of the following is NOT included in the seven essential competencies included in the watershed Kentucky, Rose v. Council for better education:
Proposition 13 in California has restricted property taxes to 1 percent of 1976 assessed market value and reduced property tax revenue to about 75 percent.