ERIC Number: ED215545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
12th Annual Survey of High Achievers: Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's Outstanding Teen Leaders.
Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL.
The report, fact sheets, and news releases cite findings of a survey involving 22,000 Ss to determine the attitudes of high school student leaders. Responses were tabulated for the following areas: demographics, government mandates/taxes, American institutions, domestic issues, foreign issues/defense, religious beliefs/practices, marriage/sex, male/female roles, and education (school problems, budgets, drugs/violence/student problems, discipline, grades, personal skills/values, teacher evaluation, bussing, private/parochial school funding, bilingual education/languages, sex education, basic skills instruction, study/work habits, quality of education rating, and college. The survey booklet breaks down statistical data by sex, race, community, and region. Among the findings summarized in the fact sheets and news releases are that students cite lack of funds, equipment, and supplies as the biggest problem; that 72% feel parents should get more involved in guiding children's behavior to quell violence on campus; and that more than half think foreign languages instruction should be required in high school. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL.
Note: Published by Educational Communications, Inc., Northbrook, IL.