Poll: Fewer parents want full-time in-person fall schooling

In late May and early June, a majority of 56% of K-12 parents wanted full-time in-person school this fall. Now, 36% prefer this option. Meanwhile, 28% of parents, up from 7% in the prior survey, prefer full-time remote instruction. The remainder, 36%, favor a hybrid system of part in-person teaching and part distance learning…

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When Gallup last asked this question in late May and early June, parents’ preferences for full-time in-person schooling largely conformed with their experiences with remote learning at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. At that time, 56% said their children’s distance learning was difficult for them, while 44% said it was easy.

Parents’ preferences for 2020-2021 schooling at that time were also largely shaped by their concern about their children getting the coronavirus. Now, more parents are concerned about their children getting the coronavirus, with 64% worried (up from 46%), including 27% who are “very worried” (up from 12%).

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