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U.S. public wants more life skills for students


Vouchers, standardized testing have fallen out of favor in a new poll.

The American public wants more than academic quality from its local public schools--career skills classes, licensing and certificate programs, and technology and engineering classes are increasingly identified as important for today's students in a new public opinion survey.

The public also wants educators to find ways to help students develop their interpersonal skills and limit standardized tests.

These findings are just part of the latest edition of the annual Phi Delta Kappa
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