PRIMARY SOURCES Third Edition

America’s Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change

A project of Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Primary Sources:
America’s Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change

This third edition of Primary Sources surveyed more than 20,000 public school teachers from all 50 states on their views about teaching in an era of change. The 2014 update looks at the Common Core one year later. The full report PDFs include the complete survey questionnaires and data, and detailed methodology.

INFOGRAPHICS
A Portrait of America’s Teachers
Primary Sources Highlights
Teaching and Technology
2014 Common Core Update Infographic

Previous Editions

Primary Sources: 2012
America’s Teachers on the Teaching Profession

The second edition of Primary Sources asked more than 10,000 teachers across the country about the state of teaching and the state of their schools.
Full Report PDF (3.7 MB)

Primary Sources: 2009
America’s Teachers on America’s Schools

The first edition of Primary Sources was the largest-ever publicly-released teacher survey, in which 40,000 of our nation's public school teachers shared their thoughts on education.
Full Report PDF (1 MB)
2009 State-Level Data PDF (6 MB) Includes CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MA, NC, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN