Education didn’t get any attention in the first presidential debate, not even “free college.” Do voters care about education in 2016? asks AEI.
Only 3 percent of people told Gallup that education is “the most important problem facing this country today,” in the September survey. The economy was the top concern.
That’s typical. Few people rate education as the “most important” issue.
However, looking at Gallup and CBS News polls, education typically ranks “in the upper one-half to one-third of national concerns.”