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Back-to-School is Back in the News

July 21, 2016  

Back-to-school media coverage is right around the corner – and omnibus and custom survey data is a great way to tap into that upcoming conversation. Consider Wakefield Research’s PR survey for Sylvan. The survey found that 42 percent of parents of children ages 5-12 feel …

Mashable Cites Wakefield Research CourseSmart Study

June 2, 2011  

E-Texts In, Hardcopies Out When was the last time you checked your cell phone for missed calls, text messages or emails? Our guess is that it wasn’t too long ago.  Mashable recently cited a Wakefield Research study for CourseSmart which found that 38 percent of college st …

Survey Goes to the Head of the Class

March 2, 2011  

This week, a Wakefield Research survey, conducted on behalf of Bounty, was featured in the USA Today Snapshot. Remember all the glitter and googly-eyes from grade school? Well someone had to pay for them – and for all the supplies to clean-up. We found 98% of teachers …

Job Loss and Language Skills

November 18, 2010  

A recent Wakefield Research survey for Rosetta Stone demonstrates how a great survey can successfully dovetail with larger stories while promoting your brand, product or issue. The Economist recently reported that a majority (58%) of Americans believe the lack of foreign-lang …

Wakefield Speaks USA Today’s Language

October 5, 2010  

Whether you wake up and get your morning news in the newspaper or on the internet, you’ll have no trouble finding today’s USA Today Snapshot from Wakefield Research’s survey on behalf of Rosetta Stone. It takes patience to learn a new language, just like it takes tim …

Kids Poll: Hoops More Likely Than Honor Roll

September 29, 2009  

Have you wept for the future yet today? No? Then read this: AMERICAN KIDS THINK THEY’RE MORE LIKELY TO BECOME FAMOUS THAN TO USE MATH AS ADULTS. A study that Wakefield conducted on behalf of Nintendo’s Personal Trainer: Math found that more than one in five (21%) …

Will Technology Replace Teachers?

September 16, 2009  

The LA Times recently wrote about the University of Houston’s program offering credit for a P.E. class based on Nintendo’s Wii Fit.  No doubt some parents are concerned that their tuition dollars are going to video gaming. The New York Times published a piece tod …

Where There’s a Will . . .

September 11, 2009  

He’s persistent, level-headed and inspiring. He is Will Schuester, the teacher played by actor Matthew Morrison on the Fox TV series Glee. And, apparently, most people wish they’d had a teacher like that guiding them when they were in high school. According to a n …