Discussion Questions

  1. How does education facilitate social change, especially in a multicultural society like the United States?
  2. What are the benefits of Child Find in school districts? What is the importance of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
  3. School financing in the United States remains a major concern. Describe the Finnish education system and discuss the significance of such a system, if adopted in the United States.
  4. At present, some states like Virginia, South Carolina, and Texas have yet to adopt the Common Core State Standards. Can these standards be universal and required by law in all states? Provide justification for your viewpoints or answers.