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Follow Gallup's special series on U.S. teachers' views on carrying guns in schools and the policies that they believe will make schools safer.

by Brandon Busteed

The education system has long asked students to excel on standardized tests. But maybe we should be testing the opposite: what makes students unique.

A study on how children's free time is spent, prioritized and valued — according to British, Canadian and Australian parents

by Valerie J. Calderon and Nate Dvorak

Americans' confidence in public schools increased in 2017, reaching an eight-year high. But there's still enormous opportunity for growth.

by Tim Hodges

More than four in 10 U.S. public school superintendents are engaged at work. They play an important leadership role in creating a culture of engagement for their district staff and students.

85% of superintendents are excited about the future of their district.

by Valerie J. Calderon

Going back to school is better for students who know an adult at school cares about them.

A study on children's free time — how it is spent, prioritized and valued

by Valerie J. Calderon

Getting to do what they do best at school every day helps to engage students with school today and prepare them for the future.

by Valerie J. Calderon

Students become much less engaged as they move through middle school to high school.