Most Effective in Improving K-12 Education (February 2017)

Most Effective in Improving K-12 Education (February 2017)

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Creating a school voucher program13%
Expanding the number of charter schools7%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers13%
Increasing funding for the public school system20%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession8%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take21%
Increasing opportunities for online learning4%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale7%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs7%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Creating a school voucher program5%9%21%
Expanding the number of charter schools2%9%10%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers16%19%9%
Increasing funding for the public school system32%7%14%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession10%7%6%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take18%27%21%
Increasing opportunities for online learning4%6%4%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale5%6%9%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs8%9%5%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Creating a school voucher program32%11%20%
Expanding the number of charter schools10%10%11%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers5%10%12%
Increasing funding for the public school system12%21%10%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession2%7%8%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take21%23%20%
Increasing opportunities for online learning5%4%3%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale7%5%14%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs5%9%2%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Creating a school voucher program6%1%6%
Expanding the number of charter schools1%3%2%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers9%18%18%
Increasing funding for the public school system29%31%34%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession7%13%10%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take32%14%14%
Increasing opportunities for online learning3%3%6%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale4%8%3%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs9%10%7%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Creating a school voucher program1%7%24%
Expanding the number of charter schools1%6%11%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers13%20%8%
Increasing funding for the public school system37%22%11%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession9%9%8%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take22%20%19%
Increasing opportunities for online learning3%2%5%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale3%6%10%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs10%9%4%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Creating a school voucher program16%23%29%
Expanding the number of charter schools9%8%15%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers7%9%7%
Increasing funding for the public school system16%16%4%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession8%5%10%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take19%22%17%
Increasing opportunities for online learning6%3%6%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale10%10%10%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs9%6%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Creating a school voucher program2%1%1%
Expanding the number of charter schools1%1%2%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers14%15%9%
Increasing funding for the public school system40%34%39%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession10%10%8%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take14%23%27%
Increasing opportunities for online learning8%3%1%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale4%3%4%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs8%10%10%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Creating a school voucher program2%11%40%
Expanding the number of charter schools2%11%13%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers18%13%3%
Increasing funding for the public school system30%20%1%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession11%6%3%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take17%21%23%
Increasing opportunities for online learning5%4%2%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale3%10%12%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs11%5%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Creating a school voucher program16%10%4%
Expanding the number of charter schools8%5%5%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers13%13%14%
Increasing funding for the public school system18%23%23%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession7%12%10%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take20%19%24%
Increasing opportunities for online learning4%11%2%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale8%1%8%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs6%5%9%

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categoryMaleFemale
Creating a school voucher program17%9%
Expanding the number of charter schools7%7%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers12%14%
Increasing funding for the public school system19%21%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession9%7%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take16%24%
Increasing opportunities for online learning4%5%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale8%6%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs7%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Creating a school voucher program9%16%11%
Expanding the number of charter schools8%7%5%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers15%11%14%
Increasing funding for the public school system26%20%14%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession7%9%9%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take16%18%34%
Increasing opportunities for online learning5%4%4%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale7%8%4%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs7%8%6%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Creating a school voucher program7%9%13%22%
Expanding the number of charter schools9%7%5%8%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers15%9%16%12%
Increasing funding for the public school system22%25%19%15%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession4%10%7%12%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take24%24%19%14%
Increasing opportunities for online learning6%3%5%3%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale7%6%7%8%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs7%8%7%6%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Creating a school voucher program3%12%12%8%16%18%
Expanding the number of charter schools11%8%7%10%4%6%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers7%13%18%9%13%8%
Increasing funding for the public school system6%20%21%20%22%23%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession21%9%7%5%9%7%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take22%20%19%32%17%22%
Increasing opportunities for online learning0%6%3%3%4%4%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale15%7%8%7%6%2%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs14%6%6%5%9%10%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Creating a school voucher program15%15%8%5%
Expanding the number of charter schools9%7%4%4%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers14%12%15%11%
Increasing funding for the public school system16%18%28%30%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession8%7%7%11%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take19%23%25%18%
Increasing opportunities for online learning4%4%3%5%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale9%6%3%7%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs6%9%6%9%

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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
Creating a school voucher program12%16%8%
Expanding the number of charter schools10%6%4%
Increasing the pay of public school teachers17%10%14%
Increasing funding for the public school system14%19%32%
Providing more incentives for individuals to choose teaching as a profession9%9%8%
Reducing the number of standardized tests students must take23%20%16%
Increasing opportunities for online learning5%4%4%
Grading individual schools on an A-F scale5%10%5%
Expanding state-funded, pre-kindergarten programs5%6%10%

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