Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: QD-032-011-1-1-USA-ROPER-1996

Subject Area: Education Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Twenty-eighth annual survey of the public's attitudes toward the public schools, 1996.  [machine-readable data file] / Gallup Organization  [principal investigator(s)] / Storrs, CT: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: USAIPOSPKED96-PDK96

Date Accessioned: 5/26/2000

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data are obtained from Roper. This study was sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison Campus

Date Ordered: 4/12/2000

Documentation: One volume hard copy codebook and one machine-readable variable location list. 8/01 The codebook is scanned and saved as a PDF document.

Abstract: This survey was conducted between May 2 and May 22 in 1996. Its sample size is 1329 national adults. It has 83 variables. The major topic include: school type children attend(2); public school system(3); non-public school systems(3); rating of public schools(11); balance budget vs. better education(1); purpose of public schools(6); political party(1); Clinton vs. Republican Congress on education(8); school choice(9); drop out rate of high school students(1); math/reading ability of students(2); increasing school year(2); school integration(4); attendance laws(1); community service requirement to graduate(1); gay/lesbian life style as part of school curriculum(3); special education(3); approaches for maintaining order(7); school uniforms(1); community contracting with local businesses(4); extra-curricular activities(2); qualities of superintendent of schools(1).

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7102 (CD-ROM)
7111 (CD-ROM)
7392 (CD-Rom)
7393 (CD-Rom)
7402 (CD-Rom)
7403 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)