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School Choice

This poll is designed to look at issues involving school choice. A formal report will be available from the author upon request (once completed).
Which best describes you?
Adult with child living in city
Adult with child living in rural area
Adult with no children
Other
Which of these would be your first choice for the best education?
Large public school
Small public school
Religious private school
Non-religious private school
Do you think public schools provide the best social skills development?
Yes - but only in larger schools
Yes - but only in smaller schools
No - public schools do not
Other
Do you think public schools provide the best academic skills development?
Yes - but only in large schools
Yes - but only in small schools
No - public schools do not
Other
Which of these areas is MOST important for schools to be addressing today?
Academic skills (Read, Write, Math)
Vocational training (Job Skills)
College Preparation
Social Skills Development (Coping with others - Music, Sports, Drama)
Which of these areas were the most influencial to YOU (helped you find successes) during your high school education?
Academic skills (Read, Write, Math)
Vocational training (Job Skills)
College Preparation
Social Skills Development (Coping with others - Music, Sports, Drama)
How would you describe yourself as a student in high school?
All A's "School was easy for me"
A's and B's "I had to work at doing well"
Around C's "I'm average overall"
D's and F's "School was hard and/or boring"
Which best describes the type of high school you attended and your preference?
Private school - but would have prefered a public school
Public school - but would have prefered a private school
Private school - liked it but significant changes would have helped
Public school - liked it but significant changes would have helped
Private school - no changes
Public school - no changes
Other
Do you think that students should be allowed to go to private schools with a Voucher (one's "share" of taxpayer funds for schools)?
No - private schools should be paid for with private funds only
Yes - even if the voucher program has a negative effect on local public schools
Yes - but only if the voucher program does not have a negative effect on local p
Only if the private school is non-religious
In any type of school, which do you think is the BEST kind of teacher?
Strict - "college Prep" teacher - very intelligent academic
Moderate - "High School Experience" oriented, cares about students - average int
Laid Back - A real friend - interested in student's personal relationships - ave
Religious instructor - average to high intellect (includes non-religious school
Which choice best describes your geographical location?
Alaska
West Coast/ Western US
Texas
East Coast/ Eastern US
New York
South/ Southern States
Mid-West
Canada
Asian Countries
European Countries
Russian and Former Territories (Not considered strictly European)
Australia
Greenland
South America
Africa
Hawaii
All Others
What is your age group?
under 18
18 to 25
26 to 35
36 to 45
46 to 60
over 60
And finally, Are you a male or a female?
Female
Male
THANK YOU for your comments! The author made a strong effort to make these questions as unbiased as possible. If you feel this poll is biased or does not offer "fair" responses, you are welcome to contact the author via email at DonEnoch@hotmail.com Do you think this poll was reasonably unbiased?
Yes - it was fair overall
No - I was not happy with the response choices
This poll was created on 2000-08-01 19:30:28 by MPC918944417