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An extraordinary silence regarding U.S. education

News Oklahoma – Gene A. Budig and Alan Heaps

“It is time for a reality check. Americans are losing confidence in higher education, its quality and its availability. According to a recent poll by Public Agenda, 57 percent of the public are uncertain about the necessity of college; 46 percent say a college education is a questionable investment; and 59 percent say colleges care most about the bottom line. Americans also are unhappy with our K-12 schools. According to the 2016 PDK-Gallup poll, 68 percent of the public give our nation’s K-12 public schools a grade of C or lower. The 2016 Ed Next poll tells us that 75 percent of the public grade our K-12 schools C or lower.”(more)

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