Open Enrollment | November 28, 2023

New poll shows overwhelm⁠i⁠ng major⁠i⁠⁠t⁠y of Tennesseans suppor⁠t⁠ educa⁠t⁠⁠i⁠on freedom 

A new poll in Tennessee found strong support for school choice, with three-quarters of Tennessee voters supporting school choice, and a majority – 56% – strongly in support.  

When it comes to education savings accounts, nearly six-in-ten (58%) registered voters support ESAs. 

Additionally, voters support expanding the state’s ESA program to all families across Tennessee, with two-thirds saying the program should be available to all families regardless of income, and three-quarters saying it should be available to all families rather than limited to select school districts.  

By nearly a 2-to-1 margin, Tennessee voters are more likely to vote for a legislator if they support expanding education savings accounts. 

“It’s evident that Tennessee families value the benefits of education freedom and support every student having equal access to a publicly funded education that meets their individual needs,” said yes. every kid. foundation. Vice President Matt Frendewey. “The right to publicly funded education should not be limited by political convenience or backdoor deals – every kid deserves a personalized education with the funding that puts parents, not bureaucrats, in charge of how and where their child learns.” 

The poll was conducted by WPA Intelligence from November 14-16, 2023. It surveyed 507 registered voters across Tennessee and has a margin of error of ±4.4%.