Monday, August 13, 2012
Americans still don’t think too highly of the public education system in the United States, but they continue to give much higher marks to the school their own child attends.
A new Rasmussen Report national telephone survey finds that just 23% of American Adults rate the current performance of public schools in America today as good or excellent. Thirty-six percent (36%) give public education in the United States poor marks. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 9-10, 2012 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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