New Poll Shows Voters See Room for Improvement in School Boards

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In contrast to media images and narratives, a new poll on what voters think about school boards shows surprising agreement among people from different racial and political backgrounds concerning the problems and priorities of school boards.

The just-released national survey, conducted for the Pacific Research Institute by Echelon Insights, found that 49% of respondents said that their local public school boards were fair/poor/very poor. Just 36% thought their boards were excellent or good.

Those who rated their school board’s performance as poor or very poor were given choices to explain their unhappiness and could choose as many as they thought applied.

Read the full article at RealClearEducation

Nothing contained in this blog is to be construed as necessarily reflecting the views of the Pacific Research Institute or as an attempt to thwart or aid the passage of any legislation.

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