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2016 Education Next Poll

 

The complete results from the 2016 Education Next poll are available here.

 

Read the essay on the 2016 poll by Paul E. Peterson, Michael B. Henderson, Martin R. West and Samuel Barrows.

 

View the 2016 poll results in an interactive graphic.

 

View the Ten-year trends in the EdNext poll as an interactive graphic.

 

See all Questions and data from the EdNext survey over time in this PDF.

 

2007 through 2015 Education Next Polls (articles listed first, then detailed results)

 

What Americans Think about Their Schools: The 2007 Education Next—PEPG Survey (Fall 2007)

Is the Price Right? Probing American’s knowledge of school spending (Summer 2008)

The 2008 Education Next-PEPG Survey of Public Opinion: Americans think less of their schools than of their police departments and post offices (Fall 2008)

Educating the Public: How information affects Americans’ support for school spending and charter schools (Summer 2009)

The Persuadable Public: The 2009 Education Next-PEPG Survey asks if information changes minds about school reform (Fall 2009)

Meeting of the Minds: The 2010 EdNext-PEPG Survey shows that, on many education reform issues, Democrats and Republicans hardly disagree (Winter 2011)

The Public Weighs In on School Reform: Intense controversies do not alter public thinking, but teachers differ more sharply than ever (Fall 2011)

Reform Agenda Gains Strength: The 2012 EdNext – PEPG survey finds Hispanics give schools higher grade than others do (Winter 2013)

The 2013 Education Next Survey: Americans React to Common Core and Other Education Policies policie (Winter 2014)

Information Fuels Support for School Reform: Facts about local district performance alter public thinking (Spring 2014)

No Common Opinion on Common Core: Also teacher grades, school choices, and other findings from the 2014 EdNext poll (Winter 2015)

The 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Public thinking on testing, opt out, common core, unions and more (Winter 2016)

Ten-year Trends in Public Opinion From the EdNext poll: Common Core and vouchers down, but many other reforms still popular (Winter 2017)

 

Complete Polling Results (all years) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2007) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2008) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2009) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2010) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2011) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2012) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2013) [PDF]

Experimental Polling Results (2013) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2014) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2015) [PDF]

Complete Polling Results (2016) [PDF]

Question wording and data over time (2016) [PDF]

 

School Spending

 

Is the Price Right? Probing American’s knowledge of school spending (Summer 2008)

The Phony Funding Crisis: Even in the worst of times, schools have money to spend (Winter 2010)

 

State Standards

 

Johnny Can Read…in Some States: Assessing the rigor of state assessment systems (Summer 2005)

Keeping an Eye on State Standards: A race to the bottom? (Summer 2006)

Few States Set World-Class Standards: In fact, most render the notion of proficiency meaningless (Summer 2008)

State Standards Rise in Reading, Fall in Math: Most state standards remain far below international level, with Tennessee, a Race to the Top Winner, at the very bottom (Fall 2010)

Despite Common Core, States Still Lack Common Standards (Fall 2013)

States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading (Summer 2015)

Interactive map providing specific information for each state

After Common Core, States Set Rigorous Standards (Summer 2016)

Interactive map providing specific information for each state

Complete Data (all years)

 

Student Achievement by State and by Country

 

Globally Challenged: Are U.S. Students Ready to Compete? (Fall 2011)

Teaching Math to the Talented: Which countries—and states—are producing high-achieving students? (Winter 2011)

Achievement Growth: Is the U.S. Catching Up? (Fall 2012)

Interactive map providing specific information for each state

U.S. Students from Educated Families Lag in International Tests (Fall 2014)

Interactive map providing specific information for each state and student group

 

Teacher Compensation

 

Peaks, Cliffs, and Valleys: The peculiar incentives of teacher pensions (Winter 2008)

Teacher Retirement Benefits: Even in economically tough times, costs are higher than ever (Spring 2009)

Golden Handcuffs: Teachers who change jobs or move pay a high price (Winter 2010)

 

Teacher Union Spending

 

The Long Reach of Teachers Unions: Using money to win friends and influence policy (Fall 2010)

How Much Teacher Unions Spend in Your State (01/19/2010)

Map showing campaign contributions of the NEA and AFT: Amount spent per teacher in recipient state (2008-2009)

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