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Bushaw, William J.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2008
Parents, educators, political leaders--all Americans need the information contained in this article. But why this poll? First, it's not just a quick snapshot of public perception. Rather, it is a serious research tool, conducted annually, that allows Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) members and other educators and policy makers to track public opinion from…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Public Opinion, Educational Practices, National Standards
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2007
In this article, the authors report the results of the 39th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the public's attitudes toward the public schools. This year's report examined the public's assessment of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and its principal strategy, standardized testing. The authors include a summary of key findings and tables showing…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Standardized Tests, Public Schools, Public Opinion
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2006
Rose and Gallup report on the results of the 38th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitude Toward the Public Schools. This year's survey examined No Child Left Behind and the public's perception of the law, the appropriate role of standardized testing, the achievement gap between white students and black and Hispanic students, the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, White Students, Standardized Tests, School Choice
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
Reports results of the 35th annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll of the public's attitudes toward the public schools, focusing this year on the No Child Left Behind Act. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Opinion, Public Schools
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
Highlights several findings of the 35th annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll the have strong policy implications for the public schools. Categories include grading the public schools, No Child Left Behind Act, teachers and teacher salaries, the achievement gap, and school choice. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Opinion, Public Schools, School Choice
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
Compares urban dwellers' opinions about urban public schools with all demographic groups. Finds little difference between the two groups. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Opinion, Urban Population, Urban Schools
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2003
Discusses age differences in public attitudes toward public schools from recent Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll. For example, the biggest problem facing schools identified by those 50 and older is discipline, whereas those between 18 and 29 identified finance. Both age groups strongly support public schools. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Age Groups, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Opinion
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2002
Results of the 34th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the public's attitudes toward the public schools. Reports, for example, that school-age parents continue to regard local schools favorably, 71 percent of whom give the school attended by their oldest child a grade of A or B. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Public Opinion
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2002
Discusses policy implications of the 34th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll. For example, opinion differences by age, race, and home location are so significant that they must be recognized and addressed. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Public Opinion
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Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Education Next, 2002
Response to Terry Moe's published claim that certain results of 2001 Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll of the public's attitude toward education underrepresented public support for educational vouchers. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Politics of Education, Public Opinion
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2001
Presents results of the 33rd Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll on the public's attitudes toward the public schools. Includes a summary of key findings and tables showing percentage distributions of responses to each question. (PKP)|
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, National Surveys
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Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M.; Dugger, William E., Jr.; Starkweather, Kendall N. – Technology Teacher, 2004
The first poll in what has become a two-part series was commissioned by the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) in the spring of 2001 with the intent of finding out how Americans viewed technological literacy. Funding for this second survey was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Information Technology, Technological Literacy, Public Opinion
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2000
The 2000 poll shows substantial public satisfaction with public schools; willingness to improve the existing system; eroding support for high-stakes testing and for private- and religious-school choice; insufficient financial support as schools' biggest problem; and parents as having greater influence than teachers over student performance. (MLH)|
Descriptors: Accountability, Charter Schools, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1999
Public support for improving public schools over seeking alternatives remains high (70%). Opposition to private contracting is growing. Fully 79% of public-school parents think schools effectively prepare students for the labor market; 72% want higher promotion standards. Inadequate discipline, violence, and scanty funding remain top problems.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
Rose, Lowell C.; Gallup, Alec M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1998
The public continues to oppose allowing students and parents to choose a private school to attend at public expense, but favors government-paid tuition for students choosing to attend any public, private, or religious school. The public assigns local schools passing grades, likes schools' size, favors school prayer, and wants innercity schools to…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship
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