Study.com Survey Says... Who's On Deck For Election Education? Students Say Teachers, Teachers Say Parents
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Who's teaching tomorrow's voters today? With the election just weeks away, a new survey about student, teacher and parent election knowledge from Study.com, shows little agreement about who is responsible for educating the country's students about the election process.
A snapshot of the Study.com survey findings reveals:
Students are learning the most about the election process from teachers:
But teachers are hesitant to take on a political influencer role in the classroom:
A disconnect between teacher and student expectations about voting preparation:
Study.com Survey Says is a monthly research project conducted by Study.com to provide regular snapshots of teachers, parents and students' perspectives on the world of learning.
Study.com surveyed 231 K-12 teachers, 201 K-12 students and 146 parents from October 1-5, 2020 to examine topical issues related to education, election knowledge and the COVID-19 Learning Cliff. For all of the findings from the study, visit https://study.com/blog/study-com-survey-says-election-knowledge.html.
Study.com is a leading online education platform helping learners of all ages excel academically and close skills gaps. Study.com's online courses, short animated video lessons, and study tools make learning simple for over 30 million students, teachers, and working professionals. Study.com was founded in 2002 and is a privately held company located in Mountain View, Calif. Learn more at https://www.study.com or download the mobile app from the iOS app store or Google Play.
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