Public prefers school choice

By a 62 to 35 percent margin, people surveyed in the State of the First Amendment 2003 poll poll favored vouchers.

Parents should have the option of sending their children to non-public schools, including those with a religious affiliation, using vouchers or credits provided by the federal government that would pay for some or all of the costs.

Strongly agree 40%
Mildly agree 22%
Mildly disagree 12%
Strongly disagree 23%
Don’t know/refused to answer 4%

However, preceding questions may have affected the response, Eugene Volokh points out.

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