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2009 National Poll on Public Charter Schools

National Alliance

Three out of four voters (74%) support President Barack Obama’s call on states to lift the limits restriction the growth of public charter schools, according to a national opinion poll recently conducted for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and released today. The poll also found strong support for the President’s overall plan to reform education (81%) and specific elements of that plan, such as rewarding good teachers with more money for improved student performance (87%), funding programs to replicate successful charter schools (82%) and creating “Promise Neighborhoods” that use charter schools as the centerpiece of integrated services ensuring safe and healthy student development (83%). Download the results of this national poll (below) of 800 registered voters, conducted by The Glover Park Group on behalf of the Alliance. Read the news release about the poll here: