Survey: Adults charge their schooling larger in comparison with as we speak’s education

Survey: Adults charge their schooling larger in comparison with as we speak’s education

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Dive Temporary:

  • Solely 25% of grownup respondents to a Yahoo! Information and YouGov ballot stated U.S. college students as we speak are receiving a greater schooling than they did. Democrat respondents had been extra prone to say as we speak’s college students are getting a greater schooling, at 40%, in comparison with Republican respondents at 16%
  • Simply over half of the respondents — 52% — stated the standard of schooling college students obtain as we speak is truthful or poor. 9 p.c rated the present academic high quality as glorious.
  • When requested to replicate on the standard of schooling they acquired, 77% of respondents stated their education was glorious or good. That is the place Democrats and Republicans align — 82% of Democrats and 81% of Republicans give excessive ranks for the standard of their schooling.

Dive Perception:

This polling displays different surveys that present sentiment for public schooling falling. It additionally paperwork the rising skepticism some have for what’s taught in faculties at the moment.    

Larger percentages of respondents stated what college students are studying in faculties about U.S. historical past, race relations and gender and sexuality is inaccurate.

When requested about challenges faculties face, a excessive proportion of each Democrats and Republicans stated an absence of funding is a significant drawback. The next proportion of survey individuals from each events additionally stated e book bans had been a significant drawback, with 59% of Democrats and 50% of Republicans in settlement on this.

Faculty security was additionally a priority for each Republicans and Democrats, with 68% of Democrats and 62% of Republicans citing it as a significant drawback.

The survey was performed Dec. 15-19 and included 1,555 U.S. grownup respondents.


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