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Questions - Public Schools - August 9-10, 2012

Majority of Adults Believe Parents Should Have Choices About Children's Schools
23% Give U.S. Public Education Positive Marks
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted Aug 9-10, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Overall, how would you rate the performance of public schools in America today – excellent, good, fair or poor?

2* Do you have children in the public schools?

3* (Answered By 310 Adults With Children in Public Schools) Overall, how would you rate the performance of your child’s school – excellent, good, fair, poor?

4* When they first leave high school, do most high school graduates have the skills needed to enter college or get a job?

5* Should parents have a choice between sending their children to a school where school uniforms are required and a school where uniforms are not required?

6* Should parents have a choice between sending their children to a school that allows school prayer and a school that does not?

7* Should parents have a choice between sending their children to a school that operates on a traditional school year and one that has classes 12 months a year?

8* Should parents be allowed to review the textbooks their children will be using in school?

9* Are most school textbooks more concerned about accurately providing information or about presenting information in a politically correct manner?

 


NOTE:
Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence