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New Poll Finds President Obama Losing Public Support on Education Issues

New Poll Finds Obama Losing Public Support on Education Issues

Support for President Barack Obama on education issues is diminishing with only 27% giving him an "A" or "B" on his report card. 

A majority of the public say they oppose the the Common Core State Standards and have more trust in their local school board than the federal government, according to The Washington Post

Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan came through in 2009 with a reform agenda that included using standardized test schores to evaluate teachers and state education, promoting common standards across states and increasing the number of charter schools. A recent poll released by Gallup suggests that support for Obama in eduation has fallen every year since 2011.

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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