Support or Oppose: Limiting the use of teaching materials that emphasize racism in the history of the U.S. by Texas public school teachers (April 2022)

Support or Oppose: Limiting the use of teaching materials that emphasize racism in the history of the U.S. by Texas public school teachers (April 2022)

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Strongly support24%
Somewhat support14%
Somewhat oppose14%
Strongly oppose34%
Don’t know/No opinion14%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support16%19%33%
Somewhat support10%15%17%
Somewhat oppose14%13%14%
Strongly oppose51%31%23%
Don’t know/No opinion9%23%14%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support8%13%21%
Somewhat support8%15%9%
Somewhat oppose16%22%9%
Strongly oppose61%36%54%
Don’t know/No opinion7%14%8%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support36%24%35%
Somewhat support13%21%16%
Somewhat oppose13%16%13%
Strongly oppose22%24%23%
Don’t know/No opinion16%14%12%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support16%14%35%
Somewhat support7%18%17%
Somewhat oppose11%17%14%
Strongly oppose59%27%23%
Don’t know/No opinion7%25%11%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support15%14%19%
Somewhat support7%9%4%
Somewhat oppose21%10%6%
Strongly oppose52%59%64%
Don’t know/No opinion5%8%6%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support25%31%46%
Somewhat support19%20%11%
Somewhat oppose16%16%10%
Strongly oppose25%23%23%
Don’t know/No opinion15%10%11%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support27%20%18%
Somewhat support15%18%9%
Somewhat oppose13%16%16%
Strongly oppose33%31%40%
Don’t know/No opinion12%15%16%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support30%19%
Somewhat support16%12%
Somewhat oppose15%13%
Strongly oppose30%38%
Don’t know/No opinion9%18%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support24%25%21%
Somewhat support16%14%12%
Somewhat oppose16%13%14%
Strongly oppose33%36%34%
Don’t know/No opinion11%13%19%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support8%23%28%28%
Somewhat support22%17%10%12%
Somewhat oppose20%15%12%13%
Strongly oppose35%28%37%37%
Don’t know/No opinion16%17%13%10%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support32%25%20%26%25%25%
Somewhat support18%12%15%12%16%15%
Somewhat oppose6%19%16%9%10%13%
Strongly oppose34%26%37%36%39%38%
Don’t know/No opinion10%18%13%17%10%9%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support32%23%16%15%
Somewhat support15%19%13%4%
Somewhat oppose12%16%21%10%
Strongly oppose26%30%38%57%
Don’t know/No opinion16%12%12%15%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support33%25%17%13%
Somewhat support16%17%8%13%
Somewhat oppose12%15%12%23%
Strongly oppose21%32%54%15%
Don’t know/No opinion17%11%10%36%

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