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Just 20% Think U.S. Public Schools Provide World-Class Education

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Most voters agree that American schools should provide their students with a world-class education and teach them the values of Western civilization, but few think they're doing a good job.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 67% of Likely U.S. Voters agree 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.”  Only 19% disagree, while another 14% are not sure.  (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 24-25, 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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