IA ALLIANCE CHOICE IN EDUCATION
Iowa Voters Support Public Schools, Favor Expanding School Choice
Who: Iowa Alliance for Choice in Education and Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
What: "Iowa K-12 and School Choice Survey" findings to be released
Where: Senate Room 22 in the Iowa State Capitol
When: Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.
Why: Iowa policymakers are expected to consider expansions of school choice in the 2014 legislative session, including the introduction of "education savings accounts," an Arizona-based policy. The "Iowa K-12 and School Choice Survey" shows voters' levels of support for those various policies and their sentiments on the state's public school system.
About the "Iowa K-12 and School Choice Survey"
The "Iowa K-12 & School Choice Survey" project, conducted by Braun Research, Inc. (BRI), measures Iowa registered voters' familiarity and views on a range of K-12 education topics and school choice reforms. A randomly selected and statistically representative sample of Iowa voters responded to 17 substantive questions and 12 demographic questions. A total of 605 telephone interviews were conducted in English from June 24 to July 2, 2013, by means of both landline and cell phone. Statistical results have been weighted to correct for known demographic discrepancies. The margin of sampling error for the statewide sample is + 4.0 percentage points.
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