Q. Which of the following is closest to your views on the reopening of schools?
|Total||I am a parent/guardian of
|I am not a parent/guardian of school-aged children|
|Schools should only open for children of essential workers||32%||36%||30%|
|Schools should re-open for all children||45%||44%||46%|
|Schools should remain closed with all teaching conducted online||23%||20%||24%|
Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following questions about children returning to school following the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions?
|TOTAL: Agree||TOTAL: Disagree||Strongly agree||Somewhat agree||Neither agree, nor disagree||Somewhat disagree||Strongly disagree|
|Schools should teach most students remotely until the Covid-19 outbreak passes||50%||25%||23%||27%||25%||15%||10%|
|It’s unreasonable to expect teachers to prepare separate lessons for children who are learning remotely and for children who still attend school||52%||21%||23%||30%||27%||12%||8%|
|Even if schools in my state are open, I will still choose to keep my children home because of the Covid-19 outbreak
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