Poll Says State Voters Willing To Pay For Early Education Programs
Posted May 12, 2005
RALEIGH, N.C. — A new poll found that most North Carolina voters support early education programs -- and that they're willing to spend more taxpayer money to help.
A group called "
" released the survey Thursday morning.
More than 70 percent of voters support spending millions more for Smart Start.
The poll also concluded voters rated education as a higher priority than tax relief.
Former Gov. Jim Hunt, who helped pioneer Smart Start, was on hand for Thursday's news conference.