Thursday, November 10, 2011
As the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University continues to unfold, most Americans say the school's officials did a poor job handling the initial allegations that eventually led to the grand jury investigation of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that eight percent (8%) rate the way Penn State officials handled the initial allegations of child sex abuse as good or excellent. Fifty-seven percent (57%) rate the initial handling of the situation as poor.
The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on November 8-9, 2011 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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