Topic: Surveys

Poll: 91% of teachers voting in the Republican Primary want to ‘can’ Dan Patrick

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2018 CONTACT:  Rob D’Amico, 512-627-1343 Poll: 91% of teachers voting in the Republican Primary want to ‘can’ Dan Patrick Educators and others polled favor Republican Scott Milder by a wide margin, Collier leads decisively in Democratic primary A Texas AFT poll of 1,863 Texans (74 percent of them teachers or other school employees) shows...

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Parents want well-funded neighborhood schools, not diversion of dollars to charters and vouchers

In a national Hart Research poll released today by the American Federation of Teachers, three in four public school parents say the public schools their children attend provide them with an excellent or good education. Some 79 percent of parents are satisfied with their children’s public schools when it comes to helping their children achieve their full potential, according to...

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Take the AFT Quality of Work Life Survey

AFT has partnered with the Badass Teachers Association to conduct a national survey that will further examine how educators’ working conditions affect their health and well-being. Response to a prior survey made it clear that we needed to probe further to understand the challenges educators face. AFT's intent is to use the results to address these issues and to fight for programs...

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Last Chance: Take the Special Education Services Survey (Deadline Sunday)?

You may recall we asked for your input on Special Education services with a survey that asks key questions like: Is the underidentifying of students with special needs a problem in your school district? What are some of the reasons that students have been denied special education evaluations and/or services? Thanks go to the hundreds of you who already have...

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Results of the Safe Schools Act Survey of 2016

Some 1,100 respondents answered our survey on safe schools issues and the Safe Schools Act from late August to early October of 2016. The responses highlighted that much needs to be done to educate school employees about the Safe Schools Act. You can start that process by downloading our Guide for Educators here and sharing it with your co-workers. Here are...

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Homework Assignment No. 1: Your Safe Schools Survey Responses Needed

Are educators at your campus using the Safe Schools Act, and are administrators adhering to the law? Is your campus discipline climate getting better or worse?Are administrators supporting teachers’ efforts to maintain discipline? Is your campus using restorative practices or positive behavior supports to improve student conduct? Texas AFT’s online survey on student discipline will let you report on what...

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Back-to-School Assignment for Teachers: Complete Our Safe Schools Survey

You can help Texas AFT prepare for the next legislative session in January by defining issues of campus safety and discipline that need to be addressed. Complete our new survey and let Texas AFT know what you think in response to questions like these: Are educators at your campus using the Safe Schools Act, and are administrators adhering to the...

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