ERIC Number: EJ461836
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
The Demographic Erosion of Political Support for Public Education: A Suburban Case Study.
Chew, Kenneth S. Y.
Sociology of Education, v65 n4 p280-92 Oct 1992
Presents results of a study exploring how demographic trends are affecting political support for public education. Explains that the study expected and found that parents would support increases in public school taxes more than nonparents. Suggests that political ideology was a stronger indicator of support for public education than was parenthood. (DK)
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Politics of Education, Public Education, Public Policy, School Support, School Taxes, Social Science Research, State Aid, Tax Allocation, Voting
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A