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Most Doubt the Skills of New High School Graduates

Most Doubt the Skills of New High School Graduates

As another school year comes to a close, voters continue to question the abilities of the students U.S. schools graduate.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 28% of Likely U.S. Voters think most high school graduates have the skills needed for college. Fifty-three percent (53%) say they do not have those skills, while 19% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 28-29, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 28-29, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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