EdStat: According to the 2017 EdNext Poll, 51 Percent of Republicans Oppose the Common Core



By 05/18/2018

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According to our 2017 EdNext Poll, Republicans remain more opposed to the Common Core than Democrats. Roughly half of Republicans (51%) oppose the Common Core, and only about a third (32%) support it. The pattern is reversed among Democrats, who support Common Core by a 49%–28% margin. For the general public, opposition to the Common Core has more than tripled, from 13% in 2013 to 42% in 2016. To learn more about the public’s opinion on Common Core, read the full poll essay, or compare the views of Republicans to the views of Democrats using our interactive tool.

—Education Next




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