Teachers Follow University Admissions Scandal Closely



The scandal surprises few teachers as 3 in 5 teachers believe at least some parents in their district would go to such lengths



An online research study shows the university admissions scandal is being followed closely by most teachers. Over 1 in 3 (35%) have heard a great deal about it, while only 16% have heard not very much or nothing at all about it.


Older teachers are more likely to have heard a great deal about the scandal than younger ones, while teachers teaching in affluent areas are less likely to have heard a great deal or good amount about it.


Proportion of parents that will go through such lengths for their children to attend prestigious universities
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The story came as a surprise to less than 1 in 4 (22%) teachers. Teachers who teach in affluent areas were more likely to be surprised.


Affluent Teachers more likely to be surprised by college scandal



Online Research Reveals More Differences in Teachers of Affluent/NonAffluent Students


25% of teachers say about half or most parents in their district would go to such lengths to get their children into prestigious schools. A clear majority (59%) say at least some parents would go to such lengths. Teachers in affluent districts were more likely to say that parents in their districts would take such actions.


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OvationMR conducted 407 online surveys with American teachers of grades K-12 between March 15-17, 2019. This is the second release in a multi-part report with data gathered through an online survey among U.S. K-12 teachers. Part 1 of this online research study looked at security in schools


Andrew Ribner is a Research Consultant at OvationMR and consults with clients on sampling design for various types of online research campaigns and political polling.


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