Thursday, April 18th, 2013
New survey reveals Kansas City parents have different visions and priorities when it comes to being an “involved parent”.
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
High-Needs, High-Achieving Ohio Schools Beat the Odds with Leadership, Collaboration
HARD WORK IS ESSENTIAL FOR ACHIEVING THE AMERICAN DREAM, BUT IS IT ENOUGH? AMERICANS ARE DIVIDED ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY
Monday, October 1st, 2012
Public says people need good work ethic, strong values and good schools to have a shot at the Dream; Americans have a nuanced definition of what Dream is.
Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
Citizens' Solutions Guides offer hard-nosed and unbiased critique of policy platforms; help citizens face up to the tradeoffs behind them
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Public Agenda releases the second in a series of unbiased Citizens' Solutions Guides to help voters navigate tough issues ahead of the election.
Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
Public Agenda releases the first in a series of unbiased Citizens' Solutions Guides to help voters navigate tough issues ahead of the election.
U.S. BUSINESS LEADERS SAY HIGHER ED’S RESISTANCE TO CHANGE IS WIDENING SKILLS GAP, PUTTING ECONOMIC FUTURE AT RISK
Monday, February 20th, 2012
Executives Worry that Challenges of Cost, Quality, Accountability Are Holding Higher Ed, America Back
Thursday, December 15th, 2011
New Research Identifies Two Trustee Types; One Seeks Fundamental Changes
Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
Most students who fail to graduate don’t get financial help from family or the system itself
Monday, October 19th, 2009
Teaching for a Living
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
A Place to Call Home
Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
Public Agenda Cites Need For Policymakers, Administrators And Faculty To Talk Candidly About How To Keep Costs Under Control
Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
Two-Thirds Believe Qualified Students Are Being Shut Out of College
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007
Second in Series of Reports Looks at First-Year Teachers from Teach for America, Troops to Teachers, and the New Teachers Project
Thursday, October 4th, 2007
First in Series of Reports on First-Year Teachers Shows Major Differences Between Elementary and Secondary Teachers on How Long They Plan to Teach and How Much Their Students ...
Wednesday, September 19th, 2007
New Research Indicates Kansas and Missouri Students and Parents Get the Importance of Math, Science and Technology Education Generally, but Not for Themselves
Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
Superintendents' perspectives also vastly different from teachers on key issues -- 62% of teachers say kids are slipping through the system without learning; only 27% of super...
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
Parents, Students, Teachers and Administrators See Standards as Necessary but Not Enough; School Environment and Adequate Funding Are Bigger Priorities
COULD AN ADULT LEARN IN A PLACE LIKE THIS? BLACK AND HISPANIC STUDENTS MORE LIKELY TO REPORT POOR CLIMATE FOR LEARNING
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
Nearly One-Third of Black Students Report Serious Disruptions and Distractions
GO TO COLLEGE? GET A JOB? HOW YOUNG AFRICAN AMERICANS, HISPANICS, ASIAN AMERICANS, AND WHITES MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT WHAT TO DO AFTER
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
Financial pressures force most college-bound African Americans and Hispanics to compromise on college choice. Inspiration from adults, particularly parents, crucial to college...
SURVEY: SPORTS, ARTS, CLUBS, VOLUNTEERING -- OUT-OF-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PLAY CRUCIAL, POSITIVE ROLE FOR KIDS
Tuesday, November 16th, 2004
But new research points to differences between policy makers' focus on programs' educational value and what most families are really seeking; Low-income and minority families ...
Tuesday, May 11th, 2004
A growing culture of challenge and second guessing, including the fear of lawsuits, is undermining classroom order, hindering learning and driving teachers out of the classroo...
AMERICA'S PRINCIPALS AND SUPERINTENDENTS -- RAILING AGAINST A TORRENT OF LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL MANDATES
Wednesday, November 19th, 2003
More cash-strapped than ever, American school leaders say they are fighting an uphill battle against stifling bureaucracy and a torrent of local, state and federal government ...
Wednesday, June 4th, 2003
Passionate about their profession, but unnerved and angered by expectations they consider unrealistic. At the mercy of administrators they dont trust, students who wont try an...
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003
Survey Analysis Shows that Unruly Students, Demoralized Teachers, Uninvolved Parents, Bureaucracy Edge Out Standards as Top Concerns
Tuesday, January 14th, 2003
Have Strong Work Ethic, Anxious to Learn English, Embrace Freedom
Sunday, June 16th, 2002
The stigma is disappearing, they say in new national survey, but not the problem of getting the right services to the right kids at the right time
Tuesday, March 5th, 2002
Most teachers, students agree that test preparation has not interfered with classroom learning
Tuesday, February 19th, 2002
But teachers less enthused with schools large or small