Just Released: 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools

Last Updated: September 22, 2013

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The overall objective of the poll is to learn the opinions of the American public about key issues facing K-12 education in this country. To achieve this objective, Gallup conducted 1,001 interviews with members of the Gallup Panel age 18 years and older who reside in telephone households. The poll includes the following topics: Common Core, Standardized Testing, Teacher Evaluations, School Safety, Charter Schools, Vouchers, Online Learning, Biggest Problem and Children of Illegal Immigrants

The September 2013 issue of Phi Delta Kappan Magazine provides a summary of the poll’s data in the cover story titled, Which way do we go? On pages 14 - 15 of the article, Rural Trust Executive Director, Dr. Doris Terry Williams provides commentary on the critical issue of School Safety.

To read the full article, click here: Which way do we go?

For more information about the 2013 PDK/Gallup poll, please visit: 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll

If you are interested in the topic of school violence, please go to: Rural Trust Special Report on School Violence (May 2013)