ERIC Number: ED061168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Teachers Tell It-Like It Is, Like It Should Be.
Sabine, Gordon A.
This book summarizes and reports on a questionnaire mailed to high school teachers all over the nation during the spring of 1971. Confidential replies were requested to 58 agree-disagree questions and to four open-end questions such as: 1) what really goes on in high schools today; 2) what teachers privately think of their students; 3) what teachers think of the parents of their students; 4) what teachers think of their principals, superintendents, school board members, and legislators; 5) who most misunderstands teachers, and how; and 6) how the teacher would run the school system if they could be superintendent for a year. Replies were received from 85 large and small high schools in every state of the union and represented 44 percent of the 6,111 teaching faculty of these schools. The major content of the book consist of more than 1,200 selected quotations from the open-end questions, divided into two sections--how it is and how it should be. The third section contains the answers to each questionnaire item, and the fourth chapter offers some interpretations and suggestions for teachers, parents, and school management officials. The participating schools are listed. (MBM)
Descriptors: High Schools, Parent School Relationship, Questionnaires, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Morale
The American College Testing Program, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 ($3.00)
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