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LASR poll results: Broad plan is No. 1 concern (for those concerned)

LA School Report | October 27, 2015

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OPINION.POLL_A majority responding to the latest LA School Report poll said the biggest challenge facing the new LA Unified superintendent is the Broad Foundation’s charter expansion plan, which could drain enrollment.

More than 50 percent of respondents chose it as No. 1. The second most popular answer expressed a bit of cynicism, as 18 percent chose: “Yikes, look at this list. There’s no solving this. We’re doomed.”

The biggest response to any of our polls came two weeks ago when we asked readers to share their opinions on the Broad plan, and it received over 2,000 votes. This week’s poll did not light the same fire and received a much quieter response. But for those who did vote, it showed again how much the Broad effort is on the minds of our readers.

Other answers receiving significant votes were “Low student performance on standardized state tests” (10 percent), “The A through G graduation crisis” (8 percent) and “

Our polls are entirely unscientific, just a fun way to take the pulse of our readers. While there are a number of filters to prevent someone from voting more than once, we cannot guarantee it can’t happen.

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