At the start of each school year, we get the two major annual polls on K-12 education. This year, the surveys were rife with provocative findings.
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September 16, 2019
April 27, 2017
Polls suggest school choice is far more popular than President Trump. This begs the question: When an unpopular president pushes a popular idea, where does the public come out?
September 22, 2016
Education is clearly not a top-tier issue in the 2016 election, but it's also nowhere near the bottom.
January 21, 2016
Looking at my blog from Tuesday, it appears as though education isn't that big of a deal for voters this election. But looking back at the polling numbers in the past few elections, turns out it's not so big a surprise.
January 19, 2016
Education has been largely absent during this year's presidential contest, but how important is it to the public?
August 22, 2012
Today, Phi Delta Kappan releases its annual survey of attitudes towards education. As always, the results are loaded with intriguing stuff. The long-term trends of how the public grades its schools didn't change, with the public modestly more positive about their local schools than they were in th...
August 17, 2011
Today, Phi Delta Kappan releases its 43rd annual Phi Delta Kappan/Gallup Poll on public schools (full disclosure: I've been a regular member of the advisory panel for several years now). As always, there's much to chew on. I'll start by noting that I'm not a huge fan of the American public right n...