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Bushaw, William J.; Calderon, Valerie J. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2014
The 46th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes toward the Public Schools reveals that Americans say they know a lot more this year about the Common Core State Standards than they indicated a year ago, and they like it a lot less. Americans also say local school boards should have the greatest influence in deciding what is taught in the…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Attitudes, Public Opinion, Academic Standards
Bracey, Gerald W. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1999
Third International Mathematics and Science Study results show that high-scoring states and schools do not need standards; low scorers have too many other pressing problems to utilize standards. Recent studies indicate that the proportion of college students requiring remedial courses has been exaggerated by critics. (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Misconceptions