Great News for Supporters of Public Education

02 Oct

Diane Ravitch's blog

The new organization called Democrats for Public Education commissioned a poll, and it brought good news, reported here by

NEW POLL DATA BUOYS PUBLIC ED ADVOCATES: With a month to go before midterms, the activists at Democrats for Public Education are urging candidates to speak up – loudly – about their support for neighborhood schools. DPE gave Morning Education a sneak peek at new poll data that shows voters strongly back liberal priorities such as increasing funding for public schools, lowering class sizes and expanding programs to help low-income children overcome the disadvantages of poverty. Voters also express strong support and admiration for public school teachers – who have been popping up in candidates’ campaign ads for months, precisely because they’re seen as such trusted emissaries. Read more:

– The national poll of 1,200 active voters, conducted by Democratic polling firm Harstad Strategic Research, found that 79…

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