Harris Interactive and SurveyMonkey Join Forces To Help School Districts Improve Education

   Harris Interactive and SurveyMonkey Join Forces To Help School Districts
                              Improve Education

Market Research Leaders Bring Insight into the Parent, Teacher and Student
Experience in their School

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, and PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2013

NEW YORK, and PALO ALTO, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Harris
Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: HPOL), a leading global market research firm, today
announced a first of its kind collaboration with SurveyMonkey, the global
leader in online survey solutions. The collaboration brings together the
innovative SurveyMonkey platform with the 20+ year heritage of Harris
Interactive's Harris Poll School Pulse^SM, a comprehensive, integrated
satisfaction management tool for school leadership that streamlines
stakeholder input (students, teachers, administrators and parents),
prioritizes concern areas, and recommends ongoing improvement measures. Harris
Poll School Pulse has been tested repeatedly, and has proven successful in
helping hundreds of school districts of various sizes across the country.

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"Our goal is to support the continuous improvement of education and make it
possible for school administrators to gain critical feedback from their
stakeholders," said Mike de Vere, President of the Harris Poll. "We know that
balancing student, parent and teacher needs while meeting rigorous academic
and budget requirements is the daily task of school district administrators
nationwide. As an established leader in market research with 50 years of
experience, innovation is part of our DNA; teaming up with the technology
experts at SurveyMonkey allows us to continue to drive down the cost for
school districts while preserving the value of our School Pulse offering."

"The richness in research and analytics that Harris provides is a great
addition to our self-service model," said Bennett Porter, Vice President at
SurveyMonkey. "Now, school districts can gather critical input from teachers,
parents and students in an easy, affordable way and leverage those insights
against other school districts of similar size. We're thrilled to partner with
Harris to make improving education a priority."

Key features of the tool include:

  oA 360 degree look at all the stakeholders (students, teachers, parents and
  oAffordable web-based survey solutions
  oProfessionally designed standardized survey and reporting
  oBenchmark data against similar school districts
  oSpecific and actionable recommendations for improvements
  oStudy results provided by Harris Interactive youth and education experts

For more information regarding Harris Poll School Pulse, please visit

About Harris Interactive

Harris Interactive is one of the world's leading market research firms,
leveraging research, technology, and business acumen to transform relevant
insight into actionable foresight. Known widely for the Harris Poll® and for
pioneering innovative research methodologies, Harris offers proprietary
solutions in the areas of market and customer insight, corporate brand and
reputation strategy, and marketing, advertising, public relations and
communications research. Harris possesses expertise in a wide range of
industries including health care, technology, public affairs, energy,
telecommunications, financial services, insurance, media, retail, restaurant,
and consumer package goods. Additionally, Harris has a portfolio of
multi-client offerings that complement our custom solutions while maximizing
our client's research investment. Serving clients in more than 196 countries
and territories through our North American and European offices, Harris
specializes in delivering research solutions that help us - and our clients -
stay ahead of what's next. For more information, please visit

About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey (www.surveymonkey.com) is the world's largest survey company,
helping customers collect more than 2 million online survey responses every
day. SurveyMonkey revolutionizes the way people give and take feedback, making
it accessible, easy and affordable for everyone. The company was founded in
1999 with a focus on helping people make better decisions and has built
technology based on more than 10 years of experience in survey methodology and
Web development. Customers include 99 percent of the Fortune 500, academic
institutions, small businesses, HR departments and neighborhood soccer leagues

The company has more than 200 employees throughout the United States and
Portugal, with headquarters in Palo Alto, CA.

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Harris Interactive

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Website: http://www.harrisinteractive.com
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