New Survey: Career Learning is a Bipartisan Answer to Improving the American Economy
78% of parents support more investment in career learning to prepare American students for a competitive
“We’re witnessing a significant contingent of parents affirming their confidence in the success of career-oriented education,” said Dr.
K12’s research found strong support for career learning among parents:
Career learning is a bipartisan answer to improving the American economy.
- 88% of parents agree that career learning programs can help prepare the future workforce to contribute to the American economy (less than 2% of parents disagree).
Republicans(91% agree) and Democrats(90% agree) believe this to be the case.
Parents perceive career learning as a solution to the growing threat of
China, which currently has a faster-growing and more lucrative tech industry than the U.S.
78% of parents agree that the
U.S.should invest in career learning at the K-12 education level in order to address this threat (only 4% of parents disagree).
The overwhelming majority of both
Republicans(80%) and Democrats(83%) agree that the U.S.should invest in career learning.
- 78% of parents agree that the
“An investment in career readiness education would help the
K12’s poll was conducted between
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