Issue Area: Voting & Government
How an Overreliance on Accountability Could Undermine the Public's Confidence in Schools, Business, Government & More
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2011
New research presents startling evidence that the public and leaders hold vastly different ideas about what it even means to be accountable.
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2009
New research from Public Agenda shows voters are primed for further engagement in civic life, whether they voted for Barack Obama or not.
Issue Area(s): Voting & Government
Americans Consider the Consitution and its Meaning
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2002
While most Americans admit they do not have detailed knowledge about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, they seem to have absorbed its core values of protecting the rights of all citizens.
What Parents Want Children to Learn about America
Media Type: PDF
This ground-breaking study investigates native-born and foreign-born parents' beliefs on whether a set of "American values" should be taught to kids by the public schools and, if so, what this would mean.