NEW JERSEYANS ON CONTROL OF LOCAL SCHOOLS: A NEAR MAJORITY FAVORS STATE TAKEOVER OF FAILING DISTRICTS; MOST UNAWARE OF PROPOSED PLAN

Posted at 12:01 am November 2, 1986, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Nearly 1-in-2 New Jerseyans favor allowing the state government to temporarily take over and run local school districts that are not providing students with a quality education, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. The poll also reveals, however, that almost 7-in-to residents have not heard or read anything about the specific school district takeover proposals currently being considered by the State Legislature.

 

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