Community Relations

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Quiz to help study for the Community Relations portion of the EDAD GSU Comps exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is community relations?
    • A. 

      Al that pursues the Lemon Test.

    • B. 

      A function on all levels of a school system, established as a program to improve student achievement and build public support.

    • C. 

      Involves the community in a two-way communication and emphasizes understanding between the school and its community.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      Only B & C

  • 2. 
    The Principle of Utility asserts that
    • A. 

      Money should be spent in areas where it takes care of those that work hard.

    • B. 

      Goods and services should be distributed according to the greatest good for the greatest amount of people.

    • C. 

      Goods and services should be distributed according to the laws of supply and demand.

    • D. 

      Lassiez Faire economics should recieve the most attention.

  • 3. 
    The community power group that has no central power and the power is diffused among various members of the community.
    • A. 

      Pluralist model

    • B. 

      Amorphous or inert model

    • C. 

      Power elite model

    • D. 

      Threaded model

  • 4. 
    The community power group where power is held and controlled by a very small and influential group of individuals. 
    • A. 

      Pluralist model

    • B. 

      Amorphous or inert model

    • C. 

      Power elite model

    • D. 

      Threaded model

  • 5. 
    A community that lacks a sense of community where the residents are not actively involved in schools or political issues.  Makes it difficult for ed reform and/or experimental programs.
    • A. 

      Pluralist model

    • B. 

      Amorphous or inert model

    • C. 

      Power elite model

    • D. 

      Threaded model

  • 6. 
    This family ruled Muncie, IN even dictating the censorship of books at a local community college.  An example of a power elite model.
    • A. 

      Ball family

    • B. 

      Holtz family

    • C. 

      Weiss family

    • D. 

      Daley family

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In 1974, various factions in Kanawha County with various backgrounds came to violent attacks over textbook adoption.  This type of power group is known as a
    • A. 

      Power elite

    • B. 

      Threaded

    • C. 

      Pluralist

    • D. 

      Inert

  • 8. 
    Dahl studied New Haven and determined that decisions on all issues were not made by a single group but by individuals clustered around specific issues.  This is an example of what type of power group?
    • A. 

      Power elite

    • B. 

      Threaded

    • C. 

      Pluralist

    • D. 

      Inert

  • 9. 
    The first step in Crisis Management Planning should be:
    • A. 

      Define the type of crisis to be included in the plan.

    • B. 

      Select the spokesperson and crisis team leader.

    • C. 

      Conduct internal/external assessments of current safety levels.

    • D. 

      Form a broad-based committee where all emergency agencies, local leaders, and school leaders take part.

  • 10. 
    This term is a genreral term that uses various principles (Utilitarian, Fair Exchange, and Entitlement) to describe who is entitled to what amount of a public institutiton's resources.
    • A. 

      Distributive justice

    • B. 

      Laissez Faire

    • C. 

      Communist Manifesto

    • D. 

      Trickle-down

  • 11. 
    This principle states that goods and services should be distributed to the greatest good for the greatest number of people.
    • A. 

      Fair Exchange

    • B. 

      Utilitarian

    • C. 

      Enlistment

    • D. 

      Entitlement

  • 12. 
    This distributive principle suggests that public institutions should not ignore individuals that support them.  For example, a school offers seniors free admissions to school plays/concerts.
    • A. 

      Fair Exchange

    • B. 

      Utlitarian

    • C. 

      Enlistment

    • D. 

      Entitlement

  • 13. 
    This principle asserts that what is best for the individual over the group (i.e., special education programs focus on what is best for the individual). 
    • A. 

      Fair Exchange

    • B. 

      Utilitarian

    • C. 

      Enlistment

    • D. 

      Entitlement

  • 14. 
    The best way of communicating with your public is
    • A. 

      One way where only the school's opinion is heard

    • B. 

      Two way

    • C. 

      Letters home from teachers

    • D. 

      Monthly newsletter from the principal

  • 15. 
    What legal discourse provided the states the power to oversee education?
    • A. 

      Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution

    • B. 

      Article X of the Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      Tenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

    • D. 

      Amendment III to the Northwest Ordinance

  • 16. 
    Which of the 5 elements of Bagin's & Gallagher's Communication model is the one that conceptualizes the message?
    • A. 

      Encoder

    • B. 

      Source

    • C. 

      Decoder

    • D. 

      Reciever

  • 17. 
    Which of the 5 elements of Bagin's & Gallagher's Communication model is the one that is the device or signal used to send the message?
    • A. 

      Encoder

    • B. 

      Channel

    • C. 

      Decoder

    • D. 

      Reciever