National Survey of
1,000 American Adults
Conducted August 31-Spetember 1, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the Common Core national education standards?
2* Do you favor or oppose requiring that all schools nationwide meet the same Common Core education standards?
3* Has your state adopted the Common Core education standards?
4* How likely is it that the new Common Core national education standards will improve student achievement throughout the country?
5* Should adoption of the Common Core standards be required before a state is eligible for federal education funding?
6* Who should set the education standards for schools - local government, state government or the federal government?
7* Can any set of education standards ever guarantee that all students will achieve excellence?
8* Which of these is most important to a student’s success in school – parents, teachers, friends, curriculum or the amount of money the government spends per student?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence