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Great: Confidence in U.S. Public Schools Hits Historic Low

swayze55 Wrote: Jun 22, 2012 1:27 AM
I think some principals should be surrendered or even fired! Ha ha, trying to help the Lady out a bit. At least she's trying buddy!

A Gallup poll released Wednesday shows that only 29 percent of Americans have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in public schools.


It seems American confidence in public schools has steadily declined over the years; after all, it's dropped nearly 30 percentage points since the survey was first conducted in 1973. Meanwhile, the federal government has spent roughly $2 trillion since 1965 on efforts to raise overall student...