Public Schools Favorability (February 2015)

Public Schools Favorability (February 2015)

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Very favorable9%
Somewhat favorable29%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable20%
Somewhat unfavorable24%
Very unfavorable15%
Don't know/no opinion2%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Very favorable15%8%5%
Somewhat favorable32%30%27%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable20%24%19%
Somewhat unfavorable23%14%29%
Very unfavorable9%22%19%
Don't know/no opinion2%2%1%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Very favorable2%10%5%
Somewhat favorable22%28%31%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable16%18%21%
Somewhat unfavorable32%28%28%
Very unfavorable27%15%15%
Don't know/no opinion1%1%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very favorable12%12%19%
Somewhat favorable22%34%34%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable32%16%18%
Somewhat unfavorable23%24%23%
Very unfavorable10%11%6%
Don't know/no opinion1%4%0%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very favorable14%10%7%
Somewhat favorable32%33%25%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%24%16%
Somewhat unfavorable21%19%29%
Very unfavorable9%9%22%
Don't know/no opinion0%4%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very favorable6%4%12%
Somewhat favorable24%25%25%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable16%18%14%
Somewhat unfavorable32%32%23%
Very unfavorable22%21%24%
Don't know/no opinion0%1%2%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Very favorable16%10%20%
Somewhat favorable27%41%25%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable30%15%24%
Somewhat unfavorable16%29%17%
Very unfavorable11%5%14%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Very favorable16%9%1%
Somewhat favorable32%38%18%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable19%19%15%
Somewhat unfavorable23%21%37%
Very unfavorable9%11%27%
Don't know/no opinion1%1%1%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Very favorable8%15%11%
Somewhat favorable27%24%36%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable20%19%21%
Somewhat unfavorable26%26%19%
Very unfavorable17%15%11%
Don't know/no opinion2%2%3%

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categoryMaleFemale
Very favorable8%11%
Somewhat favorable27%30%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%18%
Somewhat unfavorable24%25%
Very unfavorable18%13%
Don't know/no opinion0%3%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Very favorable13%9%5%
Somewhat favorable26%31%28%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable21%20%18%
Somewhat unfavorable24%23%28%
Very unfavorable13%15%19%
Don't know/no opinion3%2%1%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Very favorable10%14%8%7%
Somewhat favorable32%27%26%31%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable21%20%19%21%
Somewhat unfavorable19%23%28%24%
Very unfavorable14%14%18%14%
Don't know/no opinion3%2%1%2%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Very favorable13%10%7%16%9%12%
Somewhat favorable33%31%24%30%31%28%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable27%20%23%12%22%12%
Somewhat unfavorable24%23%26%26%22%28%
Very unfavorable2%12%19%16%15%20%
Don't know/no opinion0%4%1%0%1%0%

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