K-12 public education is always in the perception cross hairs. Since 2011, favorability of public education, among New Mexico residents, has dipped slightly, down 3 percent. Based on political affiliation, this is an issue where Democrats and Republicans have differing perspectives:
Over the past four years:
- Democrats’ favorability of Public Education has increased 6 percent.
- Republicans’ favorability of Public Education has decreased 9 percent.
- Independents’ favorability of Public Education has decreased 10 percent.