Through January 27th
, more than 400,000 K-12 students, educators and parents worldwide will complete the Speak Up 2016
online survey and share their ideas about education and technology with our national leaders. The annual survey is now open for input and is facilitated through public, private and charter schools all around the country; every school is eligible to participate. Southern Columbia Area's K-12 students, parents, members of the community, teachers, and administrators are encouraged to complete this survey as it yields
important insights about District stakeholder opinions on education and technology as well as student aspirations.
The 2016 Speak Survey can be accessed at http://www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2016/
Type in the zip code 17820
when prompted and click the radio button next to the school your child attends to ensure your input is attributed to the correct school. All of your responses are 100% confidential. The survey does not ask your name.If there are any questions or responses that you are not familiar with, please feel free to skip to the next question. The survey consists of a series of multiple choice questions plus one open-ended type question at the end where you can write in your response. The survey should only take you about 20 minutes to complete. After the open-ended question, there are five demographic questions. These questions are optional and are used only by the researchers to give context to the national data findings.