Expanding State-Funded Pre-K (February 2017)

Expanding State-Funded Pre-K (February 2017)

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Extremely effective28%
Somewhat effective32%
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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely effective45%23%15%
Somewhat effective34%31%31%
Not very effective6%14%24%
Not at all effective5%15%17%
Don't know10%17%14%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely effective6%23%14%
Somewhat effective27%36%31%
Not very effective31%19%22%
Not at all effective26%5%20%
Don't know11%16%13%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely effective38%41%50%
Somewhat effective35%37%32%
Not very effective7%8%4%
Not at all effective5%3%6%
Don't know15%11%8%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely effective51%29%17%
Somewhat effective29%40%28%
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Don't know6%16%12%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely effective18%17%15%
Somewhat effective38%27%24%
Not very effective15%27%19%
Not at all effective15%20%27%
Don't know15%8%15%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely effective42%48%60%
Somewhat effective36%34%18%
Not very effective14%8%10%
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely effective49%17%8%
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely effective23%40%34%
Somewhat effective34%32%30%
Not very effective16%9%14%
Not at all effective14%7%8%
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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely effective23%32%
Somewhat effective34%30%
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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Extremely effective31%26%28%
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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely effective24%33%28%24%
Somewhat effective42%32%31%26%
Not very effective13%8%19%21%
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Don't know16%14%10%12%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely effective34%23%28%26%29%37%
Somewhat effective31%35%30%31%33%31%
Not very effective11%15%17%13%16%15%
Not at all effective7%12%12%12%14%9%
Don't know18%15%12%18%8%8%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Extremely effective27%24%30%36%
Somewhat effective30%34%41%29%
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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 effective27%24%39%
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Not very effective14%19%10%
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