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43% Agree With Obama’s Call for National Curriculum and Grading Standards

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009


Forty-three percent (43%) of Americans agree with President Obama’s proposal to require all schools nationwide to follow the same standards for curriculum and grading.

Thirty-five percent (35%) oppose the president’s plan, and 21% are not sure which is best in a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.

Sixty-five percent (65%) favor merit pay, saying excellent teachers should be rewarded with extra money. Twenty-two percent (22%) disagree, and 13% are not sure.