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California: Education and Corrections

1) What has been a major barrier to solving California's transportation problems?

2) According to the textbook, why has traffic congestion worsened in California?

3) How did reading comprehension scores of California's fourth graders rank in 1995? In 2005?

4) What has been the most relentless health care issue in recent years?

5) Did California's prison population decline or increase between 1980 and 2000? Why?

6) Which Native American issues in California captured the greatest public attention in the late twentieth century?

7) What was the fastest-growing ethnic group in California during recent decades?

8) Which California county today is the center of the state's Latino population?

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1) What has been a major barrier to solving California's transportation problems?
The major barrier to solving California's transportation problem is the huge cost involved.

2) According to the textbook, why has traffic congestion worsened in California?
The major barrier is the fact that while the number of drivers has increased by 50% the capacity of the highway system has only increased by over 7%.

3) How did reading comprehension scores of ...

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This final section of the California history study guide focuses on education and the corrections system in the last two decades. Over 250 words of original text along with the original source on which the study guide is based and 8 study questions.

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