Year: 1990 Source: Statistical Bulletin, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, v.71, no.2, (April-June 1990), p.2-9 SIEC No: 19910101

Presents the 1989 survey results of American public school teachers thought from kindergarten to the 12th grade. The problems teachers thought were significant were children unattended after school, lack of basic skills, absenteeism, drinking, drug use, teen pregnancy, school dropouts, & teen suicide. The study also found teachers believe the most beneficial community changes for education would be better job opportunities, more afterschool activities, & less drug & alchohol abuse. (VM)