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Questions - Which Schools Are Better for Students - August 15-16, 2012

52% Plan To Spend More On School Shopping Than Last Year
47% Say Public Schools Best Option For Students, 39% Rate Them The Worst
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 15-16, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Which type of schooling generally is best for students—public school, private school or home school?

2* Which type of schooling generally is worst for students—public school, private school or home school?

3* Do you or anyone in your family send their children to public school?

4* Do you or anyone in your family send their children to private school?

5* Do you or anyone in your family home school their children?

6* Do you have any children of elementary or secondary school age?

7*  Will you spend more this year on school clothing and back-to school supplies than you did a year ago, or will you spend less?  (Answered By 310 Adults With Children of Elementary and Secondary)

8* Does your state briefly suspend sales taxes at this time of year to encourage back-to-school shopping?

9* Do you favor or oppose so-called sales tax holidays?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence