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educators who emphasize that the purpose of education is to teach the basics

Traditionalists

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educators who emphasize that the purpose of education is to prepare pupils for life

Progressives

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a test that measures aptitude to do academic work

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT)

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theme schools that serve students within public school systems

Magnet Schools

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public schools that are funded and run by private corporations or individuals; accountable to government but relatively free

Charter Schools

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a method by which the public schools subsidize the cost of private school education

Voucher

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high schools that partner with community colleges to provide career preparation for non-college bound students

Tech-Prep Schools

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a policy that allows students to choose from among a large number of public schools, sometimes even those outside the district

Open Enrollment

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schooling in a competitive atmosphere in which the goal is to get the highest grade in a class

Performance Goal Structure

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schooling in a less competitive setting in which individual effort and improvement are rewarded

Task Mastery Structure

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an organizational technique that permits schools to create homogeneous groupings of students within a heterogeneous student population in order to facilitate instruction

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