Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q45a: In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for college?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for college? A Very Good Job 29% 30% 44% 40% 33%
A Fair Job 55% 53% 44% 44% 50%
A Poor Job 14% 11% 9% 11% 11%
Don't Know 2% 6% 3% 5% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for college? A Very Good Job 30% 33% 42% 44% 38% 33%
A Fair Job 52% 52% 48% 44% 47% 50%
A Poor Job 13% 11% 7% 9% 12% 11%
Don't Know 6% 5% 4% 3% 3% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In your opinion, how good of a job does your local K-12 education system do in preparing students for college? A Very Good Job 30% 31% 35% 31% 33% 40% 33%
A Fair Job 57% 55% 47% 51% 49% 45% 50%
A Poor Job 8% 8% 14% 12% 13% 11% 11%
Don't Know 5% 7% 4% 7% 4% 4% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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