ERIC Number: ED290060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Sep-14
Reference Count: N/A
Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's High Achieving Teens. 18th Annual Survey of High Achievers.
Educational Communications, Inc., Lake Forest, IL.
This document contains factsheets and news releases which cite findings from a national survey of 1,985 high achieving high school students. Factsheets describe the Who's Who Among American High School Students recognition and service program for high school students and explain the Who's Who survey. A summary report of this eighteenth annual survey gives a profile of respondents and presents students' views on education, politics, drugs and alcohol, social issues, college career plans, sexual issues, religion, and teenage suicide. A highlights paper discusses respondents' views on education; college plans; the personal issues of suicide, family, friendship, sex, and drug and alcohol use; the social issues of abortion and sex education; and politics. Three news releases are included which focus on students' views concerning drugs and alcohol, students' ratings of President Reagan and their dissatisfaction with his performance in foreign policy, and students' recommendations on how to raise the nation's level of academic achievement through increased parental involvement and periodic evaluations of teachers and school administrators. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Communications, Inc., Lake Forest, IL.