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Questions - Teachers - April 8-9, 2015

Americans Still Have Mixed Feelings Abut Teachers' Unions
Americans Are Less Interested in Being Teachers
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National Survey of 800 American Adults

Conducted April 8-9, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Is being a teacher one of the most important jobs in our country today?

 

2* Do most Americans still consider teaching a desirable profession to go into?

 

3* Are public school teachers paid too much, too little or about right?

 

4* How much does the average school teacher get paid?

 

5* The average pay for a school teacher in America is $56,000. Knowing this, are public school teachers paid too much, too little or about right?

 

6* Is it too easy to get rid of poor teachers, too hard or about right?

 

7* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable opinion of teachers unions?

 

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?

 

9* Do you currently have children in grades K-12?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence