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    2019 Education Next Poll is out!

    Results from the 13th annual Education Next survey of public opinion have been released.   Here are the top ten findings: 1. Vouchers and tax credits. The percentage of American adults favoring vouchers that help low-income students cover the cost of private-school tuition has risen to 49% in 2019…
    Terry Stoops, August 20, 2019
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    Poll: Trump job approval rating up 3 points since January

    The new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows President Trump’s job approval rating sits at 46 percent. That’s up 3 points since January. The Hill reports: A wide majority of Republican respondents — 88 percent — are among those who approve of the job the president is doing, the poll…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2019
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    Poll shows strong support for school choice in N.C.

    The Civitas Institute released a poll today that shows broad support for school choice among registered voters. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Parents should have the ability to choose where their child attends school. Strongly Agree: 70% Somewhat Agree: 22%…
    Terry Stoops, January 23, 2019
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    Blue Wave Coming To North Carolina? Maybe, Maybe Not.

    Syndicated columnist John Hood looks at two recent polls of North Carolinians that lead to different conclusions about the November midterms. On one hand: If the latest Harper Polling survey commissioned by the conservative Civitas Instituteproves to be an accurate forecast of voter sentiment by Election Day, North…
    Donna Martinez, September 24, 2018
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    Rasmussen Daily Tracking Poll: Trump at 49% Approval

    How is President Trump doing these days? The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove.The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way the president is performing and 40%…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2018
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    Poll: Millennials Moving Away From Democrats

    Hillary Clinton won Millennials decisively in 2016, but something has changed, as Mitch Kokai details in the latest edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” WATCH. Here’s the Reuters poll.
    Donna Martinez, May 29, 2018
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    Are Millennials Democrats or Republicans?

    With an election on the horizon, pollsters are taking deep dives into the electorate to try and make sense of what could be coming. Will young people who are energized by the ‘resistance’ turn out to express their opposition to President Trump? Is there a Democratic ‘wave’ coming? Are…
    Donna Martinez, May 2, 2018
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    Do Republicans and Democrats really agree on education issues?

    The latest High Point University Poll concludes that “NC Republicans and Democrats agree on education issues.”  That’s news to me. After an examination of the poll, I suspect the supposed agreement is a consequence of the pollsters’ decision to focus on benefits and not costs.  For example, Q: The…
    Terry Stoops, March 9, 2018