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classes taught in two languages.

Bilingual Education

100

Unable to read 

Illiterate

100

The Great surge in birth rate in the 20 years end after the end of WWII.

Baby boom

100

The mass slaughter of European civilians, especially those of Jewish descent by the Nazis during WWII.

Holocaust

300

Tests designed to give a measure of students’ performance compared with that of other students.

Standardized test

300

A decades-long standoff that began in the late 1940’s after WWII, when tensions and competition increased between the Soviet Union on one side and the United States and its allies in Western Europe on the other.

Cold war

300

A social movement in the United States led primarily by African-Americans and their supporters who sought to gain equal rights regardless of race.

Civil right's movement 

400

A public school that operates with the freedom from many of the regulations that apply to traditional public schools;often uses innovative teaching practices.

Charter school

400

Finance, International corporations, and trade link the economies of nations around the world–particularly those of major countries.

Global Economy

400

a statement about what students are expected to know and be able to do at certain points in their education; also called instructional goals.

Educational standard

400

performance standards for knowledge and skills students should master in specific subject areas.

National standard 

500

a federal government program designed to help preschool children from economically disadvantaged families develop the skills they need for success from kindergarten and beyond.

Project Head Start

500

 A reform movement which emphasized the need for more reading, writing, and math in school for students to succeed in a complex world.

Back-to-basics movement 

500

Measurable proof that schools and teachers were providing high quality education.

Educational accountability 

500

Rigorous sequences of career and technical and academic courses to prepare students for successful transition from highschool to postsecondary education/credentialing and employment.

Programs of Study

500

schools teach towards students demonstrating mastery and achievement of specified knowledge and skills in subject areas.

Competency-based Education

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