Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q47b: For your community, what impact do you believe the Michigan Merit Curriculum have had — or would have — on the academic achievement of K-12 students?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
For your community, what impact do you believe the Michigan Merit Curriculum have had — or would have — on the academic achievement of K-12 students? Very Positive 2% 3% 3% 3% 3%
Somewhat Positive 26% 23% 22% 24% 23%
Neither Positive nor Negative 35% 25% 25% 32% 27%
Somewhat Negative 11% 9% 12% 5% 9%
Very Negative 1% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Don't Know 25% 37% 35% 32% 35%
*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
For your community, what impact do you believe the Michigan Merit Curriculum have had — or would have — on the academic achievement of K-12 students? Very Positive 3% 3% 4% 4% 1% 3%
Somewhat Positive 22% 22% 24% 25% 31% 23%
Neither Positive nor Negative 27% 27% 22% 29% 23% 27%
Somewhat Negative 8% 9% 15% 7% 9% 9%
Very Negative 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 3%
Don't Know 35% 36% 34% 35% 33% 35%
*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
For your community, what impact do you believe the Michigan Merit Curriculum have had — or would have — on the academic achievement of K-12 students? Very Positive 2% 2% 2% 3% 4% 4% 3%
Somewhat Positive 22% 24% 22% 21% 20% 29% 23%
Neither Positive nor Negative 26% 26% 29% 23% 29% 26% 27%
Somewhat Negative 11% 9% 9% 10% 10% 8% 9%
Very Negative 3% 1% 3% 3% 5% 2% 3%
Don't Know 36% 37% 34% 40% 33% 32% 35%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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