Voters Remain Critical of Public Schools and Their Graduates
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Voters continue to give low marks to America's public schools, and most remain convinced that the graduates of these schools aren't ready to go to college or even just to work.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 27% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the performance of public schools in America today as good or excellent. Thirty-two percent (32%) say these schools do a poor job. Voters are more critical of the public schools than they have been in several years.
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on May 30-31, 2018 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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