ERIC Number: ED255512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The New York State Teacher. The Metropolitan Life Survey.
Harris (Louis) and Associates, Inc., New York, NY.
Results are presented of a survey of 500 teachers in New York who were asked their opinions on public education in the state. A summary of findings provides information about teachers' opinions on: (1) emphasis on basic skills; (2) school discipline and safety; (3) extension of school day or year; (4) teacher apprenticeships; (5) career ladders and teacher testing; (6) monitoring of teacher performance; (7) standards for merit pay; (8) vouchers and tuition tax credits; (9) public attitudes toward teachers; (10) teacher salaries; (11) school administration and funding; (12) parent and community support; (13) student attitudes; (14) teacher qualifications; (15) overall quality of the public schools; (16) instructional materials and facilities; and (17) job satisfaction. Charts and tables display survey results on teachers' ratings on their schools, their jobs, and educational reform. Facts about education in New York are appended. (JD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Harris (Louis) and Associates, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York