Who said “Hurricane Katrina was “the best thing that happened to the education system in New Orleans. That education system was a disaster.”and
US international test scores aren’t at the top of the world because...Click the link below to learn about the Common Core Standards...how poverty and homelessness makes a difference in this short 10 question quiz. When you're done, try the 5 additional questions that I have added, below.
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11. Private schools perform better than public schools.
C) They are about the same.
12. Which item below does nothing to improve the education of children in poverty?
A) improved nutrition
B) improved health care
C) improved school libraries
D) improved standards and Tests
13. The NAEP Test shows
A) Average black fourth graders’ math performance in regular public schools has improved so much that it now exceeds average white performance as recently as 1992.
B) The black-white gap has narrowed little because whites have also improved.
C) The improvement has been greatest for the lowest achievers, those in the bottom 10 percent.
D) A, B and C
14. Indiana Governor's plans to improve public education in Indiana include
A) to provide more resources for schools which struggle with student achievement
B) to provide less resources for schools which struggle with student acheivement.
C) to provide more resources for private and parochial schools.
D) A and C
E) B and C
15. The US Secretary of Education is Arne Duncan. Which of the following is true about his experience in public education?
A) Duncan attended public schools as a child.
B) Duncan was a classroom teacher in Chicago Public Schools.
C) Duncan was appointed CEO of Chicago Public Schools
D) Duncan earned a teaching degree.
E) All of the above
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