Americans still don’t think too highly of the public education system in the United States, but they continue to give much higher marks to the school their own child attends.
A new Rasmussen Report national telephone survey finds that just 23% of American Adults rate the current performance of public schools in America today as good or excellent. Thirty-six percent (36%) give public education in the United States poor marks. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on August 9-10, 2012 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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