ERIC Number: ED480852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Aug
Status of the American Public School Teacher, 2000-2001.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
This report presents the results of the 2000-01 Status of the American Public School Teacher survey. This survey has been conducted every 5 years since 1956. In 2000-01, surveys were sent to 2,826 of the nation's approximately 2,953,000 public school teachers, with a 67.4-percent response rate. The resulting data are presented in the areas of: (1) "Professional Preparation"; (2) "Teaching Experience"; (3) "Teaching Assignment: Staffing Patterns"; (4) "Teaching Assignment: Pupils"; (5) "Teaching Assignment: Hours"; (6) "Instructional Resources"; (7) "Professional Development"; (8) "Attitudes toward the Profession"; (9) "Economic Status"; (10) "Personal Life"; (11) "Community and Civic Life"; and (12) "School Reform Components." A sample questionnaire and tabulation of question responses are included. (Contains 16 figures and 81 tables.) (SM)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Certification, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Participation, Teacher Placement, Teacher Salaries, Teaching Conditions, Teaching Experience, Teaching (Occupation)
NEA Professional Library, Distribution Center, P.O. Box 2035, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-7400. Tel: 800-229-4200 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.nea.org. For full text: http://www.nea.org/edstats/images/status.pdf.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.