Wednesday, April 24, 2013

New Poll Shows Majority of Texas Voters Support School Choice

Support for private school choice programs is strong in the Lone Star State!  According to a recent poll conducted by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice and the Texas Public Policy Foundation, majority of Texas voters support school vouchers. 

The polls found that overall, 66 percent of voters are supportive of vouchers, and only 27 percent oppose.  According to the poll results, the strongest support was among Latino voters with 80 percent in support of vouchers. 

The survey also found that 72 percent of voters are supportive of tax-credit scholarship programs, with 20 percent opposed.  

The poll, administered by Braun Research, Inc. was conducted March 19-27, 2013 through landline and cellphone interviews with over 600 Texas voters. 

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