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PAA founding member Helen Gym on PDK/Gallup poll parent results

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff

PAA founding member Helen Gym, of Philadelphia’s Parents United for Public Education, was an analyst and commenter for the newest Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll showing some of the strongest public support in decades for public schools and teachers while rejecting many of the current education reform practices like high stakes testing, vouchers, and de-funding of schools. Helen’s comments, to be found on p. 23 of the PDK/Gallup poll report, are as follows: As a public school parent in Philadelphia, I’m …