New York city voters aren't happy with how Mayor Bloomberg is handling public education, and they think the teacher's union does a better job at protecting public school children, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
Still, it wasn't all bad news for Bloomberg: Overall, voters support his plans at weeding out bad teachers and rewarding good ones.
Here are the numbers:- 26% of New York voters approve of Bloomberg’s handling of public schools:
- 26% of New York voters approve of Bloomberg’s handling of public schools
- 61% disapprove
- 24% consider his public schools takeover a success
- 57% consider it a failure
- 71% support merit pay for public school teachers
- 24% oppose it