ERIC Number: ED265134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Attitudes of South Dakota Teachers toward the Public Schools.
Webster, Loraine; Wood, Robert W.
Results are presented of a survey questionnaire based on the 1984 Gallup Poll of Teachers' Attitudes Toward the Public Schools but adapted to solicit the opinions of K-12 public school teachers in South Dakota about South Dakota public schools. Responses were received from 60 percent of the 500 teachers surveyed. Question topics included: (1) overall quality of the schools; (2) recruitment and retention of teachers; (3) reasons for leaving the classroom; (4) public school problems in the community; (5) school problems; (6) reasons for discipline problems; (7) academic standards; (8) teacher unions and associations; (9) required subjects for college-bound students; (10) required subjects for non-college-bound students; (11) external influences on the public schools; and (12) goals of education. Responses are presented in tabular format with narrative commentary. Findings of the study are summarized. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: South Dakota