Primary Source of School Funding: Local School Districts vs. State Governments (June 2018)

Primary Source of School Funding: Local School Districts vs. State Governments (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Local school districts32%
State government50%
Don't know/no opinion18%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Local school districts20%22%46%
State government68%45%35%
Don't know/no opinion13%32%19%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Local school districts15%28%17%
State government71%58%71%
Don't know/no opinion13%15%11%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Local school districts46%37%50%
State government34%43%31%
Don't know/no opinion20%21%18%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Local school districts20%23%46%
State government71%49%37%
Don't know/no opinion9%28%16%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Local school districts25%19%16%
State government66%70%78%
Don't know/no opinion9%11%6%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Local school districts33%42%58%
State government47%44%26%
Don't know/no opinion20%14%16%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Local school districts16%41%62%
State government71%43%27%
Don't know/no opinion13%15%10%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Local school districts34%21%34%
State government49%63%45%
Don't know/no opinion17%16%21%

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categoryMaleFemale
Local school districts41%25%
State government47%53%
Don't know/no opinion12%22%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Local school districts24%34%41%
State government59%47%44%
Don't know/no opinion16%19%16%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Local school districts38%22%33%38%
State government41%57%48%54%
Don't know/no opinion21%20%20%9%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Local school districts22%33%32%22%38%35%
State government33%49%49%63%52%50%
Don't know/no opinion45%18%19%15%10%16%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Local school districts38%27%35%20%
State government48%48%46%64%
Don't know/no opinion14%24%20%16%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Local school districts35%37%23%
State government49%46%68%
Don't know/no opinion17%17%9%

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