Gallup’s 2014 Parent and Teacher Surveys on Common Core


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On October 31, 2014, Gallup released the last of five reports on parents and teachers’ opinions on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

What Gallup does not offer is one concise document including the highlighted survey questions in all five reports.

So, I created such a document based upon the contents of the five reports, one of which concerns parent surveys conducted in April and September 2014, and four of which include the results of a teacher survey administered in August/September 2014:


In this post, I examine results from three of five of Gallup’s opinion surveys on CCSS. First, I must note that focusing public attention on opinions related to CCSS is a clever means of distracting attention from the lofty and oft-repeated “CCSS guarantee”:

To ensure all students are ready for success after high school, the Common Core State Standards establish clear, consistent guidelines for what every student…

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