- Seventy-four percent of all voters – including 8 in 10 Democratic primary voters – said they would be more likely to vote for a candidate who called for making schools more fairly funded.
- Seventy-two percent of all voters said teacher pay needs to be increased and extra pay and incentives should be available to recruit teachers in hard-to-staff subjects and high-needed schools.
- Eight in 10 voters said they support expanding public choice options.
- Just 44% of all voters – and 51% of Democratic primary voters – said they support putting a moratorium in place that would ban all federal funding for new charter schools.
- Eighty-five percent of voters said they would support a program with tough accountability rules that cuts off federal aid and new student loans to schools if they ‘rip off’ their students or act as a “drop-out factory” that graduates few students.
New Poll Shows Voters Seek New Investments, Bold Changes in Schools
October 7, 2019