More Than Half Of Texas Democrats Support School Choice Programs: POLL

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From DAILYCALLER.COM

More than 50% of Texans, including a majority of Democrats, support school choice programs, according to a Dallas Morning News and University of Texas – Tyler poll.

Roughly 53% of Democrats “strongly support” or “somewhat support” providing parents with state funding in order to send their child to private school, according to a Dallas Morning News and University of Texas – Tyler poll. Nearly 60% of voters are in favor of school choice, with Republicans supporting the program the most at 70%, the September poll showed.

Approximately 53% of independents support school choice programs, the poll showed. Approximately 20% of Republican voters opposed school choice programs while 34% Democratic voters opposed the option.

Roughly 60% of voters agree that K-12 teachers should teach “how historical examples of discrimination in our laws apply to inequalities today,” the poll found. Just 17% of Republican voters supported the discussion, with 54% of Democratic voters favoring it.... (Read more)