FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
First-of-its-kind Poll Reveals Texans Trust Teachers, and Have Concerns About School Testing and Funding
AUSTIN, TX (February 20, 2020) The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation has released a first-of-its kind statewide poll about Texans’ attitudes toward public education. Notable findings include Texans appreciate teachers, but have concerns about testing and the lack of funding for schools. The poll found that 77 percent of Texans express trust and confidence in their teachers, much higher than the 61 percent of Americans polled on the same question.
The poll was released during a press conference this morning. There is footage from today’s press conference available in both English and Spanish for any future use:https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/2020-poll-resources/.
Names of those participating in the press conference:
- Dr. Shari Albright, President, Raise Your Hand Texas
- Gary Langer, President, Langer Research Associates
- Max Rombardo, Research Associate, Raise…
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