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34% Think More Spending Will Improve Education in America

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Most voters don't believe they are getting a good return on current education spending, and just one-in-three think more money will enhance student performance.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 13% of Likely U.S. Voters think American taxpayers are getting a good return on their investment in public school education. Sixty-eight percent (68%) don’t believe that to be true, while 19% are not sure. (To see survey questions wording, click here.) 

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 27-28, 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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