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New Survey Shows Most U.S. Adults do not Show Appreciation to Former Educators Despite Direct Teacher Impact on Student’s Futures
Date:5/3/2013

ool activities, with their teacher enhanced their learning. Of the 78 percent who felt their learning was enhanced, 38 percent experienced multiple out-of-classroom experiences which directly and positively impacted the level of education received. Over half of respondents (61 percent) believe that teacher taught them skills outside of the standard curriculum; including how to advocate for themselves.

Some additional findings show:

  •     More than half of U.S. adults feel the teachers who had the biggest impact in their lives were educators in grades 9-12.
  •     Nearly three quarters of adults said they would want their children to have the same teachers they did.
  •     The survey also revealed that nearly 40 percent of respondents would like to see excellent teachers in their communities rewarded with bonus pay for consistent, positive feedback from parents and students, as opposed to a mere 20 percent who believed those same teachers should be rewarded with performance-based bonuses measured by student results.

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