Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Release Annual Poll on Attitudes Toward Public Schools

August 2011
NSTA Express;8/22/2011, p4
The article reports on a poll released by Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup on attitudes of the American people towards public schools and teachers. According to the poll, 70 percent of the Americans say, they trust and have confidence in the teachers teaching in public schools. The poll also revealed that people believe that teacher unions hurt public education, while 70 percent favor the U.S. President Barack Obama's support for charter schools.


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