Law Quiz I For Comps

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Part 1 of 2 of the Law portion of the comps exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the Connick Rule, a teacher who speaks on a matter of public concern is protected, if the teacher's interest in speaking
    • A. 

      Is the only concern of the meeting where the speech is made.

    • B. 

      Is weigthier than the state's concern in efficient school operation.

    • C. 

      Is not related to the state's concern in efficient school operation.

  • 2. 
    An IEP must
    • A. 

      Be designed for each child with a disability.

    • B. 

      Record in written form for each child.

    • C. 

      Measure the specific progress of each child.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Assault and battery are
    • A. 

      Negligent torts

    • B. 

      May be criminal acts

    • C. 

      Intentional torts.

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 4. 
    A state act pertaining to the establishment of religion is unconstitutional if it
    • A. 

      Has a religious purpose

    • B. 

      Produces excessive entanglement of government and religion.

    • C. 

      Advances or inhibits religion

    • D. 

      Any of the above would make the Act unconstitutional

  • 5. 
    Based on Goss v. Lopez, a fair and impartial hearing is a basic element of
    • A. 

      Procedural due process

    • B. 

      The school board process

    • C. 

      Substantive due process

    • D. 

      Not part of due process

  • 6. 
    Based on the Tinker case, a school may ban student speech that interferes with the
    • A. 

      Perception of the school in the community.

    • B. 

      Orderly and efficient operation of the school.

    • C. 

      Interpretation of the school discipline code.

    • D. 

      Cost-benefit to the school's operation.

  • 7. 
    Education is a fundamental goal under the
    • A. 

      The US Constitution

    • B. 

      The 10th Amendment

    • C. 

      The Illinois Constitutiton

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    If a school district purchases liability insurance, it is considered:
    • A. 

      To have waived immunity to the extent of the policy

    • B. 

      To be free from liability for negligent acts.

    • C. 

      To be free of liability regardless of the circumstances.

    • D. 

      To be free of liability beyond the policy.

  • 9. 
    If a teacher is reassigned from secondary to elementary teaching at the same pay
    • A. 

      It is a demotion, if the teacher objects.

    • B. 

      It is not a demotion.

    • C. 

      It is not a demotion if it does not create a problem

    • D. 

      It is not considered a demotion if the teacher approves.

  • 10. 
    If the states are not providing education for a significant part of the nation's population, the Federal government may provide it under the
    • A. 

      Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment

    • B. 

      Establishment Clause of the 1st Amendment

    • C. 

      General Welfare Clause of Article 1, section 8

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    In Martinez v. Bynum, the US Supreme Court ruled that
    • A. 

      The state could enforce a residence requirement for students.

    • B. 

      The State was required to educate the children of illegal aliens.

    • C. 

      The State was required to educate non-resident children.

    • D. 

      The state was not required to educate the children of illegal aliens.

  • 12. 
    In Plyler v. Doe, the court ruled that to deny children of illegal aliens an education
    • A. 

      Violates the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment

    • B. 

      Casts a pall of doubt on the child's ability.

    • C. 

      Creates a stigma of illiteracy will mark their parents lives.

    • D. 

      Is a violation of the state constitutiton.

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