ERIC Number: EJ644189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Public Gives Schools the Thumbs Up.
Hess, Mary Anne
NEA Today, v20 n5 p27 Feb 2002
Presents findings from the 2001 Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll survey, in which most Americans gave their local public schools high marks, highlighting how people rated their schools, what school problems captured public attention, the public's attitude toward standardized testing, whether all children have equal opportunity to learn, and public opinion about the achievement gaps and causes of this gap. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Opinion, Public Schools, Reading Instruction, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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