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.
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