Biggest problem Facing K-12 public education in Texas (February 2019)

Biggest problem Facing K-12 public education in Texas (February 2019)

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categoryTotal
Low teacher pay17%
Public school system funding17%
Public education financing9%
Unequal resources among schools9%
School accountability8%
Quality of teachers8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Low teacher pay22%19%12%
Public school system funding24%12%11%
Public education financing10%5%9%
Unequal resources among schools13%5%5%
School accountability2%12%13%
Quality of teachers4%10%11%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Low teacher pay20%21%24%
Public school system funding28%18%25%
Public education financing13%5%11%
Unequal resources among schools13%20%10%
School accountability4%4%1%
Quality of teachers3%6%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Low teacher pay9%12%15%
Public school system funding15%13%7%
Public education financing11%9%8%
Unequal resources among schools3%9%5%
School accountability18%9%11%
Quality of teachers9%7%14%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Low teacher pay23%19%12%
Public school system funding28%15%10%
Public education financing12%8%9%
Unequal resources among schools13%10%6%
School accountability3%6%12%
Quality of teachers2%6%12%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Low teacher pay21%25%24%
Public school system funding17%32%32%
Public education financing8%13%15%
Unequal resources among schools14%14%10%
School accountability5%2%3%
Quality of teachers4%2%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Low teacher pay12%16%9%
Public school system funding16%10%7%
Public education financing7%10%8%
Unequal resources among schools10%4%5%
School accountability12%12%13%
Quality of teachers6%11%16%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Low teacher pay16%21%16%
Public school system funding16%18%19%
Public education financing11%5%8%
Unequal resources among schools8%10%9%
School accountability10%1%6%
Quality of teachers7%5%12%

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categoryMaleFemale
Low teacher pay15%19%
Public school system funding15%18%
Public education financing9%10%
Unequal resources among schools7%10%
School accountability10%6%
Quality of teachers11%6%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Low teacher pay17%17%17%
Public school system funding19%17%12%
Public education financing10%9%10%
Unequal resources among schools8%9%8%
School accountability6%9%8%
Quality of teachers7%8%10%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Low teacher pay23%18%17%12%
Public school system funding18%17%16%15%
Public education financing8%10%12%7%
Unequal resources among schools13%10%6%8%
School accountability2%5%11%11%
Quality of teachers7%8%7%10%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Low teacher pay29%16%18%17%17%13%
Public school system funding23%13%16%14%18%21%
Public education financing10%8%6%10%11%14%
Unequal resources among schools7%5%8%8%13%9%
School accountability2%8%11%6%9%5%
Quality of teachers0%11%7%18%5%5%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Low teacher pay16%16%19%20%
Public school system funding13%14%23%24%
Public education financing8%9%10%13%
Unequal resources among schools6%10%10%14%
School accountability9%10%6%4%
Quality of teachers10%8%5%6%

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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
Low teacher pay13%18%20%
Public school system funding12%15%26%
Public education financing6%9%14%
Unequal resources among schools6%10%12%
School accountability8%10%5%
Quality of teachers11%7%4%

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