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
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