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- Majorities Think Current School Funding is Not Enough and Would Pay More in Taxes to Forestall Cuts; Majority of Virginians Feel Bullying is a Very Serious Problem in Schools (Released 1-22-15)
This release is a K-12 funding-focused portion of the 2015 Commonwealth Education Poll, a new statewide survey of adults conducted by CEPI. The margin of error for the poll is +/- 4.1 percentage points. Results of the poll pertaining to other K-12 education issues will be released January 29 (SOL reform, School Accountability and Virtual Education). Results related to higher education were released January 15th. In addition to funding questions, the second release also contains results for questions regarding bullying, school safety and pre-Labor Day school opening.
It is with sadness that we share of the sudden passing of our Executive Director, Dr. Bill Bosher. He had a great impact on education in the commonwealth through his many years of service, but also through the hundreds of students and colleagues that he mentored. He is greatly missed.
- SCHEV makes student aid a priority (January 26, 2014)
- VCU poll finds majority willing to pay more taxes to support schools (January 24, 2014)
- Statewide poll says colleges should report assaults to police (January 20, 2014)
- Poll: colleges should report assaults to authorities (January 19, 2014)
- Poll: colleges should report assaults to police (January 16, 2014)
- Poll: colleges should report assaults to police (January 15, 2014)
- Majority of polled Virginians want colleges to report sexual assaults to police (January 15, 2014)
- VCU poll: 92 percent think colleges should be required to report sexual assaults to police (January 15, 2014)
- Poll: Colleges should report assaults to police (January 15, 2014)
- NBC12 VIEWPOINT: Remembering William C. Bosher Jr. (December 7, 2014)
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