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What do you know about Education?


1. "________________ is the key to opportunity in our society…"
    A Living in the city
    B A job
    C Knowing the right person
    D Education

2. President Franklin D. Roosevelt set forth to Congress and the people "four essential human freedoms" for which America stands-freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. President Johnson added a fifth freedom. What was it?
    A Freedom from ignorance.
    B Freedom from school.
    C Freedom from taxes.
    D Freedom from smog.

3. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 provided for withholding of federal funds from educational institutions that practiced segregation.
    A True.
    B False.

4. The National Teacher Corps did all of the following EXCEPT
    A Improve elementary and secondary education in needy areas.
    B Sent in teams of experienced teachers with several young college graduates to strengthen local school programs.
    C Provided room and board for students.
    D Helped students in urban and rural settings.

5. President Johnson taught school at Welhausen Elementary School in Laredo, Texas.
    A True.
    B False.

6. President Johnson's administration began the Head Start program to
    A give disadvantaged youngsters a chance to start their school years on an equal footing with other children.
    B give children running in track meets a head start in races.
    C help students who made good grades get into good colleges.
    D help teachers get a head start on grading final exams.

7. The Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA), the first general aid-to-education program ever adopted by the U.S. Congress, was signed by President Johnson in
    A Austin, Texas.
    B Washington, D.C.
    C Stonewall, Texas.
    D Johnson City, Texas.

8. President Johnson graduated from
    A Southwest Texas State Teachers College in San Marcos, Texas
    B Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
    C The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas.
    D Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

9. President Johnson's education legislation was strictly limited to helping students in elementary schools.
    A True.
    B False.

10. In President Johnson's first State of the Union message he stated that education was a key remedy for poverty.
    A True.
    B False.