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edchoice.org/LatinoSurvey2015
TOP FINDINGSFROM
THE
LATINO PERSPECTIVES
ON K–12 EDUCATION AND SCHOOL CHOICE SURVEY
@edchoice
Latinos are more likely than the
national average to rank education
as their top priority. Respondents
said educ...
@edchoice
LATINOS:
22% ranked education as No. 1 issue
ALL AMERICANS:
17% ranked education as No. 1 issue
1B. PRIORITIES
@edchoice
LATINO PREFERENCES: •
*ESTIMATED ENROLLMENTS: •
2. PREFERRED SCHOOL TYPE 	
	 VS. ACTUAL ENROLLMENTS
PUBLIC
* Est...
@edchoice
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
3. EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS
73%
FAVOR
5% DON’T KNOW 10% DON’T KNOW
62%
FAVOR
22%
OPPOS...
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
71%
FAVOR
5% DON’T KNOW 6% DON’T KNOW
61%
FAVOR
24%
OPPOSE 33%
OPPOSE
@edchoice
4. VOUCHERS
@edchoice
5. LATINOS’ REASONS FOR
	 FAVORING VOUCHERS
access to schools having better academics
more freedom and flexibili...
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
76%
FAVOR
8% DON’T KNOW 11% DON’T KNOW
60%
FAVOR
16%
OPPOSE 29%
OPPOSE
@edchoice
6. TAX-CREDIT SCH...
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
62%
FAVOR
12% DON’T KNOW
20% DON’T KNOW
53%
FAVOR
26%
OPPOSE 27%
OPPOSE
@edchoice
7. CHARTER SCHOO...
@edchoice
8. RATING STATE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTIONS
	 BECAUSE OF “LOW-PERFORMING” SCHOOLS
supply vouchers to affected famil...
@edchoice
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
9. STANDARDIZED TESTING
31%
39%
25%
42%
31%
19%
too high too hightoo low too lowabout ri...
LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS:
56%
FAVOR
9% DON’T KNOW 9% DON’T KNOW
50%
FAVOR
35%
OPPOSE
41%
OPPOSE
@edchoice
10. COMMON CORE
For more on this report, visit
edchoice.org/LatinoSurvey2015
To contact the author,
Research Director Paul DiPerna,
email ...
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Latino Perspectives on K-12 Education & School Choice: Top Findings

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What do Latinos think of education and school choice in America today? How do they feel about charter schools? Standardized testing? Common Core? School vouchers and ESAs? Check out our top survey findings here.

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Latino Perspectives on K-12 Education & School Choice: Top Findings

  1. 1. edchoice.org/LatinoSurvey2015 TOP FINDINGSFROM THE LATINO PERSPECTIVES ON K–12 EDUCATION AND SCHOOL CHOICE SURVEY
  2. 2. @edchoice Latinos are more likely than the national average to rank education as their top priority. Respondents said education is the most important issue facing the country more often, even compared with immigration or healthcare. 1A. PRIORITIES
  3. 3. @edchoice LATINOS: 22% ranked education as No. 1 issue ALL AMERICANS: 17% ranked education as No. 1 issue 1B. PRIORITIES
  4. 4. @edchoice LATINO PREFERENCES: • *ESTIMATED ENROLLMENTS: • 2. PREFERRED SCHOOL TYPE VS. ACTUAL ENROLLMENTS PUBLIC * Estimates based on data reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) within the U.S. Department of Education. PRIVATE CHARTER HOMESCHOOL 32% 91% 4% 5% 46% 12% 9% 1%
  5. 5. @edchoice LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 3. EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS 73% FAVOR 5% DON’T KNOW 10% DON’T KNOW 62% FAVOR 22% OPPOSE 28% OPPOSE
  6. 6. LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 71% FAVOR 5% DON’T KNOW 6% DON’T KNOW 61% FAVOR 24% OPPOSE 33% OPPOSE @edchoice 4. VOUCHERS
  7. 7. @edchoice 5. LATINOS’ REASONS FOR FAVORING VOUCHERS access to schools having better academics more freedom and flexibility for parents providing more individual attention access to safer schools access to religious schools other 44% 22% 18% 9% 4% 2%
  8. 8. LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 76% FAVOR 8% DON’T KNOW 11% DON’T KNOW 60% FAVOR 16% OPPOSE 29% OPPOSE @edchoice 6. TAX-CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS
  9. 9. LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 62% FAVOR 12% DON’T KNOW 20% DON’T KNOW 53% FAVOR 26% OPPOSE 27% OPPOSE @edchoice 7. CHARTER SCHOOLS
  10. 10. @edchoice 8. RATING STATE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTIONS BECAUSE OF “LOW-PERFORMING” SCHOOLS supply vouchers to affected families convert district schools to charters dismiss school personnel close the school supply vouchers/scholarships convert them to charter school replace personnel close the school 53% 41% LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 33% 26% 28% 25% 25% 18%
  11. 11. @edchoice LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 9. STANDARDIZED TESTING 31% 39% 25% 42% 31% 19% too high too hightoo low too lowabout right about right
  12. 12. LATINOS: ALL AMERICANS: 56% FAVOR 9% DON’T KNOW 9% DON’T KNOW 50% FAVOR 35% OPPOSE 41% OPPOSE @edchoice 10. COMMON CORE
  13. 13. For more on this report, visit edchoice.org/LatinoSurvey2015 To contact the author, Research Director Paul DiPerna, email paul@edchoice.org.

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