Second Biggest Problem Facing K-12 Public Education in Texas (February 2019)

Second Biggest Problem Facing K-12 Public Education in Texas (February 2019)

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categoryTotal
Low teacher pay17%
Public school system funding11%
Quality of teachers11%
Unequal resources among schools10%
School accountability9%
Public education financing9%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Low teacher pay20%18%14%
Public school system funding16%9%7%
Quality of teachers7%9%13%
Unequal resources among schools17%7%5%
School accountability3%16%14%
Public education financing9%5%8%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Low teacher pay25%18%18%
Public school system funding13%14%19%
Quality of teachers7%13%5%
Unequal resources among schools20%16%17%
School accountability0%4%5%
Public education financing13%5%10%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Low teacher pay14%15%14%
Public school system funding4%11%8%
Quality of teachers11%13%14%
Unequal resources among schools4%5%6%
School accountability15%14%12%
Public education financing7%7%9%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Low teacher pay21%16%14%
Public school system funding17%14%7%
Quality of teachers4%14%13%
Unequal resources among schools20%8%5%
School accountability4%7%14%
Public education financing12%6%8%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Low teacher pay27%22%16%
Public school system funding15%17%18%
Quality of teachers7%3%4%
Unequal resources among schools18%22%19%
School accountability6%5%3%
Public education financing7%16%10%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Low teacher pay18%13%14%
Public school system funding8%5%7%
Quality of teachers10%14%13%
Unequal resources among schools4%7%5%
School accountability14%14%14%
Public education financing6%8%8%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Low teacher pay16%19%18%
Public school system funding11%11%12%
Quality of teachers10%11%11%
Unequal resources among schools10%10%14%
School accountability11%8%7%
Public education financing11%2%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
Low teacher pay17%17%
Public school system funding10%13%
Quality of teachers11%11%
Unequal resources among schools10%11%
School accountability10%9%
Public education financing9%9%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Low teacher pay24%14%13%
Public school system funding11%11%13%
Quality of teachers12%10%9%
Unequal resources among schools12%11%9%
School accountability6%10%12%
Public education financing7%9%10%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Low teacher pay21%16%15%16%
Public school system funding14%11%11%9%
Quality of teachers10%11%10%12%
Unequal resources among schools13%12%9%10%
School accountability6%12%8%12%
Public education financing8%7%8%12%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Low teacher pay16%17%17%14%16%18%
Public school system funding5%10%9%18%13%13%
Quality of teachers16%13%9%11%9%9%
Unequal resources among schools14%11%11%9%11%8%
School accountability0%10%13%12%8%8%
Public education financing11%6%9%7%10%13%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Low teacher pay16%17%16%20%
Public school system funding9%12%14%14%
Quality of teachers11%12%8%8%
Unequal resources among schools7%9%14%17%
School accountability13%5%6%11%
Public education financing7%9%13%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
Low teacher pay14%19%19%
Public school system funding7%12%15%
Quality of teachers13%11%7%
Unequal resources among schools7%9%19%
School accountability12%9%7%
Public education financing8%8%11%

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