Poll: Americans say public schools lack funding, there’s too much testing

| September 2, 2015

By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service • Arizona School Boards Association

Americans said a lack of funding is the biggest problem facing local public schools and there’s too much emphasis on testing in the PDK/Gallup poll on education released earlier this week.

The 47th annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools national phone survey of 1,001 American adults and a web survey of 3,449 adults was done in May 2015. The web survey let PDK and Gallup examine in greater detail responses from different racial/ethnic groups for the first time.

Americans’ responses indicate they pay closer attention to details than policymakers might think.

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