Increasing the Pay of Public School Teachers (February 2015)

Increasing the Pay of Public School Teachers (February 2015)

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Extremely effective30%
Somewhat effective36%
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Not at all effective8%
Don't know/no opinion8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Extremely effective44%23%20%
Somewhat effective37%41%36%
Not very effective9%18%26%
Not at all effective3%7%12%
Don't know/no opinion7%11%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Extremely effective14%26%21%
Somewhat effective35%40%34%
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Don't know/no opinion5%7%6%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Extremely effective49%30%51%
Somewhat effective32%40%38%
Not very effective10%11%6%
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Don't know/no opinion8%13%3%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Extremely effective52%29%21%
Somewhat effective40%32%38%
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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Extremely effective20%18%25%
Somewhat effective42%41%30%
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Don't know/no opinion5%5%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Extremely effective51%46%63%
Somewhat effective40%45%31%
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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Extremely effective48%25%10%
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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Extremely effective26%41%33%
Somewhat effective38%39%32%
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categoryMaleFemale
Extremely effective25%34%
Somewhat effective38%35%
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Extremely effective34%29%25%
Somewhat effective36%37%36%
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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Extremely effective36%30%31%22%
Somewhat effective34%36%37%37%
Not very effective21%17%16%22%
Not at all effective2%8%9%10%
Don't know/no opinion8%8%7%8%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Extremely effective21%27%29%39%32%30%
Somewhat effective59%38%34%39%36%31%
Not very effective8%18%21%6%19%23%
Not at all effective3%8%8%12%5%14%
Don't know/no opinion10%10%7%4%8%3%

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