Republicans are especially likely to disagree (88%) with the decision, as do 61% of Independents. By 41% to 32%, Democrats also disagree with the choice.
Most Americans (54%) in the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll do not believe that Dr. Seuss’ books contain derogatory stereotypes of some racial and ethnic groups.
The most common reasons why parents want their children back to in-person learning? Peer interaction for their child, concerns about their child learning properly remotely, and a desire for normalcy.
In a YouGov poll of more than 9,000 US adults, the most common view (45%) is that having police officers on campus makes schools safer for students.
Two-thirds of mothers (64%) say their anxiety levels have increased during the pandemic, 17-points higher than the percentage of fathers (47%).
Most Americans know very little or nothing about Nat Turner's revolt of 1831 or The Three-Fifths Compromise.
More than one-third (36%) of parents to young children (10 or younger) say that their household has an Elf on the Shelf.
Data from YouGov finds that among parents of children who are 10 or younger, 19% say that they plan to do an in-person visit with Santa this year.
The data shows stronger support for in-school mask mandates among K-12 parents in urban areas than among those who reside in suburbs and towns (81% vs. 67%).
Parents under the age of 45 reject in-person education by nearly two to one, older parents favor it (45% to 38%). A majority of Republican parents (57%), much like the president and DeVos, want in-person education for their children.
A mid-July 2020 YouGov survey found that regular, in-person instruction for the fall term is opposed by a majority (54%) of voters. But there is a sizable gap between Americans who live in urban, suburban, and rural environments.
Seven in 10 parents of K12 students (71%) are very concerned or somewhat concerned about children falling behind because of the pandemic.
About one-third (35%) are strongly opposed to public funding being routed to religious schools, while about one in five (22%) support it.
People tend to believe that victory in popular card games like Uno and Go Fish is based on random chance. But, a betting game like poker is seen as requiring more skill than luck.
Most YouGov Direct users who watched Obama’s commencement address say it was great (54%) or good (24%).
According to a YouGov study conducted April 24-27 on the activities people look forward to when lockdowns end, mothers cannot wait to visit their loved ones and friends (62%), sit down to eat or drink at a restaurant or bar (59%), go shopping in-person (50%), and visit a salon (49%).
As working parents find themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are on the lookout for things to entertain and educate their out-of-school and out-of-daycare children, often turning to television and streaming services for help.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the planet, the virus is affecting nearly every part of life. Since January, YouGov has been gathering data on how these facets of America are affected — from how it’s shifting the behavior of consumers and workers, to how voters are participating in democracy, to how brands are impacted.
A YouGov poll of more than 7,000 US adults has discovered once and for all which Girl Scout cookie America likes the best.
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