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Title: Gallup/The Kettering Foundation Poll # 1980-POS959: 12th Annual Survey of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USAIPOSPKED1980-POS959
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USAIPOSPKED1980-POS959
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Biggest problems with which public schools in community must deal (1); what grade would respondent give local public schools (1); most important things which may have a good effect on the education students receive in the public schools of this community (4); federal government/state government/ local school board should have greatest influence in deciding what is taught in public schools here (1); respondent is/is not now taking or has/has not ever taken any courses in an adult education program (2); parents should/should not be asked to meet with school personnel before each new school semester (1); importance of schools to one's future success (1); would/would not like to have child take up public school teaching as a career (1); would favor/oppose a plan in local schools for students to be able to progress through school system at own speed and without regard to usual grade levels (1); would favor/oppose instruction in the schools that would deal with morals and moral behavior (1); tax money spent on students (1); high school students should/should not be permitted to graduate early if they can meet academic requirements in three years instead of four (1); public school teachers should/should not be permitted to strike (1); public schools should/should not add personnel to help students and recent graduates get jobs (1); most important areas for Department of Education to give special attention to in next few years (5); would be a good/poor idea to require teachers to spend one year as interns in the schools at half pay before being given a contract to teach (1); parents/school/courts should deal with certain kinds of student behavior problems (7); teachers who do not belong to teachers' unions should/should not be required to pay union dues since they share the benefits of union bargaining (1); proposals for schools to deal with children from broken homes (3); children from other countries who cannot speak English should/should not be required to learn English before they are enrolled in the public schools (1); students should/should not spend more time than they do now learning about other nations of the world and the way people live there (1); local public school system gives enough/not enough attention to reading, writing, and arithmetic (1); from what nationality group or groups is respondent mainly descended (1).
description:
The Kettering Foundation, 2007, "Gallup/The Kettering Foundation Poll # 1980-POS959: 12th Annual Survey of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools"
name:
The Kettering Foundation
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997