Survey: 63% of Americans Believe Parents Have ‘Final Say’ in Public Education

Survey: 63% of Americans Believe Parents Have ‘Final Say’ in Public Education


A supermajority of Americans surveyed say parents are the primary educators of their children and should have the “final say” in the content of what their children are taught in public schools.

A survey conducted by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty this week revealed 63 percent of respondents believe “parents should have the final say … and should be able to opt out of morally objectionable or inappropriate content,” while 37 percent say, “public schools should have the final say” with no “opt out” for parents.

“Majorities of Democrat, Independent, and Republican respondents all sided with this opinion, though to varying degrees,” the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty noted, adding:

Among Democrats, a slight majority, 52 percent, sided with this opinion, compared

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