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Toplines - School - August 2-3, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 2-3, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Do you have any children living at home who attend elementary or secondary school?


   29% Yes
70% No
  1% Not sure


2* Will you spend more this year on school clothing and back-to school supplies than you  did a year ago, or will you spend less?


   51% More

   31% Less

   18% About the same

     0% Not sure


3* Should students be required to wear uniforms to school?


   40% Yes
45% No
14% Not sure


4* Does your state briefly suspend sales taxes at this time of year to encourage back-to-school shopping?


   40% Yes
43% No
17% Not sure


5* Do you favor or oppose so-called sales tax holidays?


   62% Favor

   22% Oppose

   16% Not sure


6* Are you more likely to buy things during a sales tax holiday or less likely to buy things during a sales tax holiday?


   60% More likely

   14% Less likely

   23% No impact

     3% Not sure


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