17% Say U.S. Public Schools Provide World-Class Education
Monday, July 01, 2013
Confidence in the U.S. public school system’s ability to provide students a world-class education and teach traditional Western values continues to fall.
Sixty-three percent (63%) of Likely Voters still believe that “a world-class education is the single most important factor in determining whether our kids can compete for the best jobs and whether America can outcompete countries around the world.” A new Rasmussen Reports national survey finds that just 21% disagree with this view expressed by President Obama in 2011. Another 16% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 22-23, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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