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EWA​, the professional organization dedicated to ​strengthening the community of education ​writers and improving the ​quality of education coverage ​to better inform the public, hosts ​a weekly podcast featuring lively interviews with journalists.

Aug 21, 2013

On Wednesday, Aug. 21 PDK International and Gallup released the 45th annual edition of the Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, the nation's longest-running poll on education issues. In a live chat Wednesday morning, Bill Bushaw, executive director of PDK, spoke with EWA Public Editor Emily Richmond about some of the surprising findings, including the public's awareness of the Common Core State Standards, attitudes toward high-stakes testing, and parental concerns about school safety.