Behind the Headline: Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem

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Peterson, Howell and West: Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem
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The Public Weighs in on School Reform
Education Next  | Fall 2011

A new public opinion survey finds that the percentage of people taking a negative view of teacher unions is growing, with more of the public saying that that teacher unions are a stumbling block to school reform. Among teachers, the percent holding negative views of unions nearly doubled to 32% from 17% last year.The results from last year’s Education Next-PEPG poll appeared in the Fall 2011 issue of Education Next.

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