Each year at this time, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs releases its Commonwealth Education Polls. This morning’s (1/24) release concerned K-12 education.
Dr. Robyn McDougle, who directs the Educational Policy Institute at the school, explained that 54% of respondents said they were willing to pay more in taxes to increase school funding. Nearly 70%, she added, believe funding is related to the quality of education.
The poll also asked about support for a constitutional amendment for Charter Schools.
The poll found 78% feel their community’s schools are safe.