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Readers Poll

November 10, 2006 1 min read
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In what type of school would you most like to teach?

Traditional public 55%

Charter 18%

Independent/private 21%

Parochial 6%

Which most closely reflects your view? Charter schools are:

A financial and talent drain on regular public schools 45%

Incubators of fresh ideas and promise, thanks to their independence 38%

Not really different from regular public schools 17%

Do you think that homeschooling adequately prepares students for college and work?

Yes: 27%

No: 73%


How much do students benefit from homework?

SOURCE: Responses from 911 visitors to www.teachermagazine.org in September and October 2006. Get more poll results.
A version of this article appeared in the December 01, 2006 edition of Teacher Magazine as Readers Poll

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