Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2009 Data Tables

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Q8c: In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for jobs in the global economy?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for jobs in the global economy? a very good job 1% 15% 18% 14% 15%
a fair job 52% 46% 47% 49% 47%
a poor job 36% 25% 26% 23% 25%
don't know 11% 15% 9% 13% 13%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for jobs in the global economy? a very good job 14% 15% 18% 20% 10% 15%
a fair job 44% 49% 43% 46% 54% 47%
a poor job 26% 23% 25% 27% 30% 25%
don't know 17% 13% 14% 6% 6% 13%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In your opinion, how well does your local K-12 education system prepare students for jobs in the global economy? a very good job 18% 16% 14% 12% 11% 20% 15%
a fair job 41% 40% 48% 51% 48% 48% 47%
a poor job 27% 27% 25% 23% 28% 23% 25%
don't know 14% 17% 13% 13% 14% 10% 13%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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