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Which of the following changes characterizes the institution of economics?
A)new forms of the family
B)the rise of fundamentalism
D)new alignment of nations
Which of the following is not one of the fastest-growing religious affiliations in the United States?
C)fundamentalist movements
D)None of the answers are correct.
With respect to demographics and language, the following statements are true, except
A)the majority of students with limited proficiency English speak Spanish as their primary language.
B)the United States is the fifth largest Spanish-speaking country in the world.
C)more than 50 percent of students with limited English proficiency are in grades 7– 9.
D)a majority of students with limited English proficiency are from poor backgrounds.
Most teachers in the United States
A)come from a heterogeneous group.
B)are of European descent.
C)are males.
D)are from the upper classes.
Which of the following are family configurations represented by children in today's classrooms?
A)Families in which the father earns money and the mother stays at home to raise the children.
B)Families consisting of a single mother and child or children.
C)Families in which two adults of the same sex raise children together.
D)All of these answers are correct.
All of the following are examples of gender issues in education except
A)the increasing dropout rate of boys.
B)how girls are counseled away from math and science courses.
C)the stereotypical roles of women reflected in textbooks.
D)the dominance of men in the teaching profession.
Changes in generational attitudes about work include all of the following except
A)a commitment to a single career path.
B)a desire for flexible time to pursue family activities.
C)an increasing need for continuing learning opportunities.
D)All of these answers are correct.
Which of the following is true regarding the argument for a common school?
A)Only students who were middle class commoners were allowed to attend.
B)Students of different social class backgrounds would receive a "common" educational experience.
C)Only those students who had parents that attended school could go to school because they had similar backgrounds.
D)Only teachers with similar ethnic backgrounds to their students could teach at a "common" school.
All of the following statements regarding multicultural education are true, except
A)multicultural education emerged in the aftermath of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
B)multicultural education is a reform process that assures educational equality among all students.
C)multicultural education is the process of teaching about the different cultures around the world and how they affect the United States.
D)multicultural education is as much about the similarities of those from different cultures as the differences.
Developing a multicultural perspective requires, among other things, that
A)one is able to recognize social and cultural change.
B)one learns to understand culture and the culture-learning process.
C)one knows how to improve intergroup and intragroup interactions.
D)All of the answers are correct.

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