88%- That's the percentage of Louisianans who support a public school teacher pay raise, according to a recent survey by the Public Policy Research Lab at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication.
More than 90 percent of Democrats and independents support the raise, along with 80 percent of Republicans. The survey had a margin of error of +/-4.6 percent. The same survey showed 81 percent of Louisianans approve of establishing a minimum wage of $8.50 per hour.
According to the survey, 88 percent of residents support raising the salaries of public school teachers with 93 percent of Democrats, 90 percent of Independents and 80 percent of Republicans in favor.
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