Most callers to SUNDIAL seem to agree with President Bush's ideas about education in this country. Of 242 callers, more than 90 percent (219 callers) agree that parents need to take greater responsibility for their children's education. Twenty-three callers disagree.
Society depends too much on teachers to do the educating, say 182 of 240 callers (75 percent), while 58 callers (24 percent) disagree.
Nearly 85 percent, or 203 of 239 callers, support the idea that public schools should receive "report cards," and 15 percent (36 callers) oppose it.
Of 239 callers, 150 (62 percent) say public education would be improved if business leaders were to become more involved, and 89 callers (37 percent) disagree.
"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as would be done in a scientific public opinion poll.