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Title: Gallup/The Kettering Foundation Poll # 1969-POS750: 1st Annual Survey of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USAIPOSPKED1969-POS750
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USAIPOSPKED1969-POS750
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Do/do not have any children in school (4); did/did not attend schools in community in which now live (2); respondent's idea of a good school (1); in what respects are local public schools particularly good (1); in what respects are local public schools not so good (1); children who go to parochial schools do/do not get a better education than children attending public schools in this community (1); children who go to private schools do/do not get a better education than children attending public schools in this community (1); biggest problems with which public schools in this community must deal (1); subjects taught in elementary and high school (1); approve/disapprove of schools giving courses in sex education (2); how much does respondent know about the local schools (1); material received during last year telling what the local schools are doing (3); information received about local schools during last month (3); best source of information about local schools (1); would/would not like to know more about schools in this community (1); what kind of information would like to have about schools in this community (1); books that deal with education (2); name of superintendent of schools (1); name of principal of elementary school in respondent's neighborhood (1); name of principal of high school attended by children in respondent's neighborhood (1); percentage of high school graduates from local high school go on to college (1); high school dropouts in respondent's community (1); discipline in local schools (1); regulation of the way children dress for school (1); good teachers in local public school system (2); teachers in respondent's community are/are not satisfied with their pay and working conditions (1); salaries for teachers in this community (2); teachers should/ should not be given automatic raises (1); think the re are/are not some teachers in local public school system who should be dropped or fired (2); feelings about teachers joining labor unions (1); teachers should/ should not have the right to strike (1); would/would not like to have child take up public school teaching as a career (1); money for local schools (6); classroom space (1); school buildings are/are not more expensive than they need to be (1); respondent's vote in last school bond election (3); federal government/parents and students should pay for college (1); school-parent relationship (1); PTA (4); have/have not attended any lecture/meeting/social occasion in any local school building during the last year (1); local school board (9); private schools in this community (6); parochial schools in this community (5); would send children to private/parochial/public school if had the money or if children could get free tuition (2); agree/disagree that having schools of different kinds in a community is a good thing because the competition increases the quality of education (2); should/should not be parochial and private schools if new cities are built (2); would/ would not like government to allot a certain amount of money for each child for his education so parents can send children to any school they choose (2); salaries of private school teachers (1); private schools do /do not have better teachers than public schools (1); would/would not be a good idea if there were more private schools in this community (1); private/parochial/public school has best quality of education (2); chief reasons why parents send their children to certain types of schools (3); private schools vs. public schools (3); acceptance at private schools (5); what kind of private school would respondent prefer to send child to (1).
description:
The Kettering Foundation, 2007, "Gallup/The Kettering Foundation Poll # 1969-POS750: 1st 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