Two-thirds of American parents support school choice, according to new poll | Eastern North Carolina Now

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the Carolina Journal. The author of this post is David Bass.

    A new national poll shows roughly two-thirds support for key school choice concepts among American parents.

    The survey - conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the yes. every kid. foundation. - found 67% support for ending residential school assignment, 63% support for Education Savings Accounts, and 66% support for education tax credits.

    Of those who support ESAs, 69% believe they should be universal, compared to 21% who believe they should be limited to low-income families.

poll#211
26 days after the October 7th Terror attacks on Israel, where over 1400 Jewish men, women and children were gruesomely murdered, and hundreds more made hostage: Should the Biden /Harris administration finally state that the administration's primary Middle East negotiating partner, Iran, is behind the funding and strategy of the aggressors, the Hamas Terrorists, or continue to take the more moderate position of "Don't," which is clearly not working?
  Yes, name Iran as the funding /strategy culprit, and begin to enforce the President Trump era sanctions to END Iran's ability to prosecute this war against Israel and the United States.
  No, Iran is a valuable partner in the motives of the Biden / Harris administration, and must not be named as the culprit and our enemy.
  I have larger concerns just to survive in this economy.
301 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?


poll#209
In the minds of many, since January 20, 2021, the World has become far less safe in every theater of conflict, beginning with the attack of Israel by Iran /Hamas, so the question becomes: What caused this Worldwide calamity of extreme geopolitical dysfunction, and what will correct it?
  Joe Biden is the cause of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when a Republican is elected president.
  This delayed Worldwide dysfunction and constant conflict is all Donald Trump's fault, as it is with everything that occurs going forward, and long before the man ever became the 45th president..
  Joe Biden is the "root cause" of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when former President Donald John Trump is elected president.
  In the imitable words of Alfred E. Newman: "What, me worry?"
404 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?


    Parents also believe that expanding school choice will yield improvement to the nation's education system overall. Sixty-percent believe so - with 33% believing so strongly - compared to 10% who believe school choice would weaken K-12 education.

    "Americans believe more education options will improve our nation's education system," said Matt Frendewey, vice president of the yes. every kid. foundation. "A child's access to a great education should not be determined by their family's income or where they live. By expanding opportunities for families to customize the education to meet their kids' needs, we can improve education more broadly. We will continue to listen to Americans, while empowering families by removing barriers to learning."

    North Carolina's new budget includes an unprecedented expansion of school choice. The spending plan enlarges the Opportunity Scholarship Program to $520 million by the 2032-2033 fiscal year and expands access to all families in a tiered system based on income.

poll#210
As School Choice is beginning to take shape in North Carolina: What is your position on what it should evolve into?
  School Choice is only a distraction from the promise of real public education.
  School Choice, as it evolves into its best model to serve the public' s education needs, this benefit will provide choices outside of the historic construct supporting the public school monopoly.
  School Choice - I cannot see how it serves the Education Industry.
198 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?


poll#215
Under the cover of Covid, and now in the shadow of the infamous Election Irregularities of that fated 2020 presidential election, with current emerging alleged election fraud in Nevada and Pennsylvania inconveniently slipping into the public discourse, there is proved a colluded ongoing Election Interference in the nomination of the Republican candidate, the likes of which has never occurred in our Constitutional Republic's history, albeit, the question remains: Do you support the plain-sight Election Interference of the Democratic Socialist party, employing its minions in their Propagandistic Media, and their Two Tiered Justice System?
  No, I do not support Election Interference; I am a patriot unto our Constitution.
  Yes, I do support Election Interference; the alternative, Donald Trump, to this mentally diminished president is far worse.
  "What, me worry" if elections are rigged?
85 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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