09/11/2009 12:13 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

UK Parents Feel Sidelined By Politicians

New research has shown that British parents feel misunderstood by politicians, with a staggering majority feeling misrepresented by politicians when it comes to education. Research unveiled by independent education foundation Edge, shows that 70 of parents don't think political leaders are in touch with the education system, with nearly 50 of parents feel that Labour has failed to live up to its promises. Whilst the Tories were voted the party most likely to improve education if they were elected, 55 of the vote)
• Greater investment in teachers (59)
• More practical and vocational learning options in schools (50)

Parents can have their say on how the education system can be improved by visiting the official Edge website