Poll: Public Support for School Choice Remains Strong, Supportive of Federal Movement to Increase School Choice

The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, released its third annual National School Choice Poll conducted by Democratic polling firm Beck Research. Results show support for school choice has remained strong with 68% indicating support for the concept. School choice programs, including innovative education saving accounts, opportunity scholarship and special needs scholarships, all garnered majority support as well.

“In the aftermath of the decisive 2016 elections, school choice remains a bipartisan issue with strong support among key demographics across the country,” said Kevin P. Chavous, board member of the American Federation for Children. “The results of this poll demonstrate that the public is ready to change the education status quo and allow children and families to customize their education to meet their unique learning needs.”

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