Survey: Adults price their training greater in comparison with right now’s education

Survey: Adults price their training greater in comparison with right now’s education

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Dive Transient:

  • Solely 25% of grownup respondents to a Yahoo! Information and YouGov ballot mentioned U.S. college students right now are receiving a greater training than they did. Democrat respondents have been extra prone to say right now’s college students are getting a greater training, at 40%, in comparison with Republican respondents at 16%
  • Simply over half of the respondents — 52% — mentioned the standard of training college students obtain right now is honest or poor. 9 p.c rated the present academic high quality as glorious.
  • When requested to mirror on the standard of training they acquired, 77% of respondents mentioned 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 training.

Dive Perception:

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

Increased percentages of respondents mentioned 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 share of each Democrats and Republicans mentioned an absence of funding is a significant drawback. A better share of survey individuals from each events additionally mentioned e book bans have been a significant drawback, with 59% of Democrats and 50% of Republicans in settlement on this.

College 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 carried out Dec. 15-19 and included 1,555 U.S. grownup respondents.


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