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U.S. Satisfaction With K-12 Public Schools Increased, Gallup Poll Says

U.S. Satisfaction With K-12 Public Schools Increased, Gallup Poll Says

According to a recent Gallup poll, American's satisfaction with K-12 public schools continues to increase.

This year, 48 percent of Americans are "'completely' or 'somewhat satisfied' with the quality of kindergarten through high school education in the country," Gallup reporter Rebecca Riffkin wrote. This is the highest Gallup has measured since 2004. 

"For the first time since 2007, Americans are now about as likely to say they are satisfied as dissatisfied," according to the article. Gallup has been asking about people's satisfaction with education since 1999.

"The high of 53 percent satisfaction was reached in 2004, the only year more Americans were satisfied with education than dissatisfied," the article said. "Americans were most negative about the state of education in 2000, when education was a major presidential campaign issue and more than six in 10 said they were dissatisfied."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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