National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted February 23-24, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Overall, how would you rate the performance of your child’s school? (Only Answered by 340 Adults Who Have Children in Grades K-12)
2* Which type of schooling generally is best for students—public school, private school, or home school?
3* Is public school education a good investment for taxpayers?
4* Does the government spend too much on public education, not enough on public education or do they spend about the right amount?
5* Has public school education become better or worse over the past 10 years?
6* Is being a teacher one of the most important jobs in our country today?
7* Are public school teachers paid too much, too little or about right?
8* In terms of its impact on the nation, is it a good thing or a bad thing that most teachers belong to public employee unions?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence