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Chuck Carney
IU School of Education
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Last modified: Monday, January 31, 2011

Media Advisory: K-12 public opinion survey results to be presented Feb. 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 31, 2011

EDITORS AND REPORTERS: Jonathan Plucker, director of the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy (CEEP), and Terry Spradlin, CEEP's associate director for education policy, will present findings from the 2010 Public Opinion Survey on K-12 Education in Indiana to the State Board of Education. Plucker and Spradlin will be available to speak with reporters after the presentation.

What: The 2010 Public Opinion Survey on K-12 Education in Indiana
Who: Survey co-authors Jonathan Plucker and Terry Spradlin, Center for Evaluation & Education Policy
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011
Time: 10 a.m. EST (approximately; meeting starts at 9 a.m.)
Location: The Department of Education's James Whitcomb Riley Conference Room, 151 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The 2010 Public Opinion Survey on K-12 Education in Indiana gauged the attitudes and perceptions of a representative sample of Hoosiers on key educational issues, particularly those regarding education reform issues now before the Indiana General Assembly. Respondents assigned a letter grade to Indiana's school system and their local schools. Other questions dealt with teacher evaluation, school funding, turning around failing schools, and teacher pay.

This is the seventh year that CEEP has conducted the Public Opinion Survey on K-12 Education in Indiana. More about CEEP, including complete reports of the past public opinion surveys, is available on the CEEP website, http://ceep.indiana.edu/.

For more information, contact Chuck Carney at 812-856-8027 or ccarney@indiana.edu.