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Title: PDK International Poll: 48th Annual PDK Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools [USLRA2016-PDK]
Survey Sponsor: PDK International
Survey Firm: Langer Research Associates
Study Date: April 27-May 10, 2016
Sample: National adult
Sample Size: 1221
Survey Notes: None
Variables: 194
Abstract: School type children attend (7); biggest public school problem (1); performance of public schools (9); goals of public schools (5); charter schools (1); dealing with failing public schools (3); standardized testing (1); homework (2); pressure to do well in school (2); parent involvement (7); raising taxes to support public schools (3).
Weight: Columns 12-18 (xxx.xxxx) – Varname: POPWGHT
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Usage Note: Interviews conducted by Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS). Data from this study were first published in PDK International. (2016, September). The 48th annual PDK Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. Phi Delta Kappan, 98 (1), K1-K31. www.pdkpoll.org
Citation:

PDK International. PDK International Poll: 48th Annual PDK Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, Apr, 2016 [dataset]. USLRA2016-PDK, Version 2. Langer Research Associates [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Dec-12-2017.

 

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