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PDK/Gallup Poll

Are Americans convinced that the common core will improve education? And what about federal programs supporting school accountability and charter schools? Do these programs have American’s support or is it time to go back to the drawing board for school reform?

46th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools

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2014 PDK/Gallup Poll Released in Two Reports

Return on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 to read this year’s 2nd PDK/Gallup poll report. Topics in the 2nd report include: teacher preparation and evaluation, serving students whose parents are undocumented, the importance and affordability of college, and Americans receptivity for school change.

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Ashley Kincaid akincaid@pdkintl.org


In June, the teacher professional association Phi Delta Kappa and Gallup surveyed 1,000 adults on their perceptions of schools and education. Published in the September issue of Kappan magazine, the results are remarkable.