Tag: education polling

School choice priorities change at the middle and high school levels

Editor’s note: This article from Jeff Murray, formerly of School Choice Ohio and the Greater Columbus Arts Council, appeared Thursday on the Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s website. Common sense, backed by research, tells us that families weigh a lot of information when making school choice decisions. This is especially true when options[Read More…]

Post-pandemic survey shows parents want greater control of kids’ education

Editor’s note: This article appeared Wednesday on the74million.org. To read an analysis of the survey from Patrick Gibbons, manager of policy and public affairs at Step Up For Students, click here. More than half of the 3,115 parents who participated in a spring survey said they prefer to direct and[Read More…]

Tyton Partners report: Blueprints for a post-pandemic K-12 education system

The Covid-19 pandemic proved that K-12 education was ripe for disruption. A new report from Tyton Partners finds that a majority of parents “prefer to direct and curate their child’s education rather than rely on local school systems.” With many families educating their children at home during the crisis, parents[Read More…]

Poll finds parents are frustrated, ready to change K-12 education

Editor’s note: This analysis appeared Sunday on the74million.org. So many things went wrong during the pandemic and its resulting lockdowns. Families lost loved ones. Small businesses closed forever. The pandemic has packed a punch unlike any other period in living memory and forced many to take a hard look at[Read More…]

Poll shows strong support for education choice in Oklahoma

A new survey of likely Republican voters in the Sooner State revealed that 73% of those polled support the concept of school choice. Local media outlet News 9/News On 6 conducted the statewide poll of 383 Republicans, including voters who have changed their party affiliation to the GOP, asking: “Thinking[Read More…]

Poll finds soaring support for school choice

Editor’s note: This article appeared Thursday in the National Review. According to a new poll released this morning by the American Federation for Children and Invest in Education, support for school choice continues to rise among Americans of all political views and across racial demographics. The results contain several notable[Read More…]

New national poll: Lawmakers should be consistent on education choice opportunities

Results from a new poll from RealClear Opinion Research indicates that voters have a problem with lawmakers who oppose school choice for others but exercise it for their own children. According to a survey conducted this month of more than 2,000 registered voters, 62% would be less likely to vote[Read More…]

I’m all in!

The advisory firm Tyton Partners has released the second installment of its “school disrupted” study, which takes a deeper look at the drivers and barriers parents experienced when making educational decisions for their children in the face of COVID-19 challenges, as well as how their experiences will continue to shape[Read More…]