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Survey Paints Political Portrait of America's K-12 Educators

Education Week - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:46
Despite strong opinions and partisan viewpoints, an Education Week survey shows teachers, principals, and administrators working to keep those divisions out of the classroom.
Categories: Education

Survey Shows Educators Struggle With Impact of Immigration

Education Week - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:34
Just over a third of those in an Education Week national survey said immigration was “good” for schools, though nearly three-quarters support allowing children who came to the United States illegally to remain here.
Categories: Education

Educators Split on LGBT Students Restroom Rights, Survey Shows

Education Week - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:32
A scant majority of 51 percent say students should be able to use the restroom that corresponds to their gender identity in an Education Week national survey of local educators.
Categories: Education

Do Teachers Political Views Align With Their Unions?

Education Week - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:26
One of three teachers in an Education Week national survey say their union either doesn’t represent their political views or represents them only “somewhat.”
Categories: Education

Many Educators Skeptical of School Choice, Including Conservatives, Survey Shows

Education Week - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:16
An Education Week survey of teachers, principals, and district administrators nationwide show a plurality "fully oppose" charter schools and a solid majority oppose vouchers. Opponents include many who voted for President Donald Trump, a strong choice supporter.
Categories: Education