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Field # February 2007

Post Test Survey of 300 Registered Voters in Bergen County, New Jersey With an Oversample of 50 Teaneck Residents Draft 2 Hello, my name is and I am talking with people today and would like to ask you a few questions on a confidential basis. You have been selected randomly to participate in a survey and have a rare opportunity to voice your opinions. Your responses will be kept confidential. This is neither sales nor a promotional call; we simply want to know what you think. (DO NOT PAUSE) A. Are you 18 years of age or older and registered to vote here in New Jersey as a Republican, a Democrat, and Independent, or are you not registered to vote? 1 2 3

YES, REPUBLICAN (CONTINUE) YES, DEMOCRAT (CONTINUE) YES, INDEPENDENT (CONTINUE)

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NO, NOT 18/ NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE (TERMINATE) DON'T KNOW/REFUSED (TERMINATE)

Charter School Awareness Support 1.

How would you classify charter schools—as (ROTATE) public schools, private schools, religious/parochial schools, or magnet schools? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

PUBLIC SCHOOL PRIVATE SCHOOL RELIGIOUS/PAROCHIAL SCHOOL MAGNET SCHOOL OTHER (RECORD VERBATIM) (DO NOT READ) DO NOT KNOW (DO NOT READ) REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

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SPLIT SAMPLE QUESTION 2. 2. A. Do you support or oppose allowing communities to create new public schools - called charter schools - that would be held accountable for student results and would be required to meet the same academic standards/testing requirements as other public schools but not cost taxpayers any additional money? [PROBE: AND DO YOU STRONGLY OR SOMEWHAT SUPPORT/OPPOSE?]

2.

1 2 3 4

STRONGLY SUPPORT SOMEWHAT SUPPORT SOMEWHAT OPPOSE STRONGLY OPPOSE

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DON'T KNOW (DO NOT READ) REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

B. Do you support or oppose allowing communities to create new neighborhood public schools - called charter schools - that would be held accountable for student results and would be required to meet the same academic standards/testing requirements as other public schools but not cost taxpayers any additional money? [PROBE: AND DO YOU STRONGLY OR SOMEWHAT SUPPORT/OPPOSE?] 1 2 3 4

STRONGLY SUPPORT SOMEWHAT SUPPORT SOMEWHAT OPPOSE STRONGLY OPPOSE

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DON'T KNOW (DO NOT READ) REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

Demographics Now I have a few more questions for statistical purposes... 3.

Which of the following categories best describes your age range? (READ LIST)

. 1 . 2 . 3 4 . . 5 . 6 . 7 8.

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+

REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

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4. Do you have any children under the aged of 18 currently living in your household? (IF YES: HOW MANY?) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 5.

Would you describe your racial or ethnic background as: (READ LIST) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

6.

WHITE/CAUCASIAN BLACK/AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISPANIC/LATINO ASIAN MIDDLE EASTERN NATIVE AMERICAN OTHER (DO NOT READ) DON'T KNOW/REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

And regarding your family's annual income.. .Please tell me which of the following categories best describes your family's total annual household income before taxes. (READ LIST, IF RESPONDENT SAYS "DON'T KNOW," SAY, "ALL WE NEED IS A GENERAL RANGE, NOT A SPECIFIC FIGURE.") 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

7.

YES, 1 YES, 2 YES, 3 OR MORE NO REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

LESS THAN $25,000 $25,000 TO $29,999 $30,000 TO $39,999 $40,000 TO $49,999 $50,000 TO $59,999 $60,000 TO $69,999 $70,000 TO $79,999 $80,000 TO $89,999 $90,000 OR HIGHER DO NOT KNOW (DO NOT READ) REFUSED (DO NOT READ)

Gender 1 2

MALE FEMALE

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Region

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35.

ALLENDALE ALPINE BERGENFIELD BOGOTA CARLSTADT CLIFFSIDE PARK CLOSTER CRESSKILL DEMAREST DUMONT EAST RUTHERFORD EDGEWATER ELMWOODPARK EMERSON ENGLEWOOD ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS FAIR LAWN FAIRVIEW FORT LEE FRANKLIN LAKES GARFIELD GLEN ROCK HACKENSACK HARRINGTON HASBROUCK HEIGHTS HA WORTH HILLSDALE HOHOKUS LEONIA LITTLE FERRY LODI LYNDHURST MAHWAH MAYWOOD MIDLAND PARK

36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70.

MOTVALE MOONACHIE NEW MILFORD NORTH ARLINGTON NORTHVALE NORWOOD OAKLAND OLDTAPPAN ORADELL PALISADES PARK PARAMUS PARK RIDGE RAMSEY RIDGEFIELD RIDGEFIELD PARK RIDGEWOOD RIVEREDGE RIVER VALE ROCHELLEPARK ROCKLEIGH RUTHERFORD SADDLE BROOK SADDLE RIVER SOUTH HACKENSACK TEANECK TENAFLY TETERBORO UPPER SADDLE RIVER WALDWICK WALLINGTON TWP OF WASHINGTON WESTWOOD WOODCLIFF LAKE WOODRIDGE WYCKOFF

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