Tag: RealClear Opinion Research

New national poll shows support for education choice continues to grow

Support for school choice has increased since April 2020 by 8 percentage points, from 64% to 72%,  according to a new poll from RealClear Opinion Research. The largest increase in support for school choice came from Democrats (up 9 percentage points) followed by Republicans (7 percentage points) and registered Independents[Read More…]

Illinois must offer what all America wants: school choice

Editor’s note: This commentary from Mark Glennon, founder and executive editor of Wirepoints, an independent, nonprofit company delivering original research and commentary about Illinois’ economy and government, appeared Tuesday on the Wirepoints site. Rarely is anything so popular yet so neglected by politicians as school choice for K-12 education. The[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…]

New poll: Support for school choice continues to grow

A survey of 2,020 registered voters conducted by RealClear Opinion Research indicates support for school choice is surging as families become increasingly frustrated with district schools’ response to the coronavirus pandemic. Since April, overall support for the concept of school choice among families with children in public schools has jumped[Read More…]

Public support for education choice continues to surge as some presidential candidates swim upstream

While the reasons for Democratic presidential candidate and leading anti-charter stalwart Elizabeth Warren’s nearly 13-point polling plummet are multifaceted, a recent public confrontation with school choice supporters and the revelation that she sent her son to a $17,000-a-year private school likely contributed to the decline. Warren’s strong anti-school choice stance[Read More…]