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Most Still Insist School Shouldn’t Begin Until After Labor Day

Most Americans continue to think the school year shouldn’t begin until after Labor Day and oppose sending kids to school all year long.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 32% of American Adults believe the school year should begin in August as it does in many states. Fifty-four percent (54%) say school shouldn’t begin until after Labor Day. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 26-27, 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. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 26-27, 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. See methodology.

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