Reducing Number of Standardized Tests (February 2017)

Reducing Number of Standardized Tests (February 2017)

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Extremely effective35%
Somewhat effective35%
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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely effective36%37%34%
Somewhat effective36%27%36%
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Don't know9%14%10%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely effective35%31%36%
Somewhat effective32%43%34%
Not very effective18%10%16%
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Don't know11%11%8%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely effective43%30%35%
Somewhat effective41%33%35%
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Not at all effective4%13%8%
Don't know6%14%7%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely effective40%32%34%
Somewhat effective37%37%32%
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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely effective38%29%39%
Somewhat effective29%34%31%
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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely effective44%36%43%
Somewhat effective35%39%35%
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely effective35%37%32%
Somewhat effective35%33%36%
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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely effective28%42%
Somewhat effective36%34%
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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely effective31%36%40%
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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely effective37%35%38%29%
Somewhat effective34%34%34%36%
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Don't know8%12%8%11%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely effective13%35%35%38%36%42%
Somewhat effective20%34%35%33%38%37%
Not very effective17%13%14%16%12%13%
Not at all effective35%8%6%5%6%2%
Don't know17%11%10%9%8%6%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Extremely effective38%32%41%31%
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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
Extremely effective37%37%31%
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