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

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

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categoryTotal
Low teacher pay12%
School accountability11%
Unequal resources among schools11%
How schools spend resources10%
Public school system funding10%
Public education financing10%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Low teacher pay17%6%8%
School accountability7%12%14%
Unequal resources among schools14%14%8%
How schools spend resources8%12%11%
Public school system funding15%8%5%
Public education financing10%7%11%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Low teacher pay20%12%18%
School accountability6%11%6%
Unequal resources among schools12%8%17%
How schools spend resources12%9%4%
Public school system funding19%17%13%
Public education financing14%8%9%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Low teacher pay10%11%6%
School accountability21%5%13%
Unequal resources among schools4%13%9%
How schools spend resources12%13%10%
Public school system funding4%5%6%
Public education financing9%9%13%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Low teacher pay17%12%8%
School accountability7%10%14%
Unequal resources among schools17%11%8%
How schools spend resources8%12%9%
Public school system funding14%11%7%
Public education financing11%7%11%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Low teacher pay13%19%19%
School accountability7%6%7%
Unequal resources among schools12%21%15%
How schools spend resources18%4%6%
Public school system funding19%15%10%
Public education financing10%9%13%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Low teacher pay8%7%8%
School accountability13%18%11%
Unequal resources among schools13%6%8%
How schools spend resources9%10%9%
Public school system funding12%7%3%
Public education financing9%9%12%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Low teacher pay12%12%13%
School accountability10%11%9%
Unequal resources among schools11%15%10%
How schools spend resources11%5%9%
Public school system funding9%9%13%
Public education financing10%6%11%

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categoryMaleFemale
Low teacher pay12%11%
School accountability13%9%
Unequal resources among schools10%12%
How schools spend resources11%8%
Public school system funding9%11%
Public education financing11%10%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Low teacher pay13%13%7%
School accountability10%11%12%
Unequal resources among schools10%12%11%
How schools spend resources10%9%10%
Public school system funding12%9%9%
Public education financing11%10%10%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Low teacher pay11%15%11%9%
School accountability10%9%10%16%
Unequal resources among schools8%10%14%10%
How schools spend resources8%8%11%11%
Public school system funding16%8%9%9%
Public education financing10%13%10%9%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Low teacher pay6%11%11%12%13%13%
School accountability7%14%11%8%10%8%
Unequal resources among schools13%10%9%16%11%13%
How schools spend resources2%9%14%12%8%8%
Public school system funding28%8%10%5%11%10%
Public education financing19%6%9%11%13%13%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Low teacher pay10%12%16%14%
School accountability12%10%13%6%
Unequal resources among schools9%13%11%14%
How schools spend resources10%10%8%9%
Public school system funding9%9%14%11%
Public education financing10%9%11%13%

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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 pay8%11%18%
School accountability13%13%6%
Unequal resources among schools8%11%16%
How schools spend resources8%10%10%
Public school system funding9%10%12%
Public education financing10%9%11%

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