Most Don’t Think High School Grads Are Ready for Work, College
With high school graduation season upon us, most Americans doubt that new graduates are prepared either to enter the job market or succeed in college.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 31% of American Adults think most high school graduates have the skills needed to enter the workforce. Fifty-six percent (56%) say they do not have those skills and 19% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,091 American Adults was conducted on May 21-23,, 2023 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.
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