KUHF Conversations: Who In Houston Values Education Beyond High School The Most

Today Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research released a major survey about education here in Houston. The survey asked Harris County residents questions like how much they value education and if they’re willing to pay more in tax dollars for certain education programs. Rice Professor Stephen Klineberg talks with KUHF Education Reporter Laura Isensee about how people answered and some striking results.
 

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau. American Community Survey (ACS), 2009-2011 three-year estimates for population aged 25 years and over. p. 14 - Kinder Institute for Urban Research, 2012 Houston Education Survey

 


 

 

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau. American Community Survey (ACS), 2009-2011 three-year estimates for population aged 25 years and over. p. 15 - Kinder Institute for Urban Research, 2012 Houston Education Survey

 


 

 

SOURCE: p. 17 - Kinder Institute for Urban Research, 2012 Houston Education Survey

 


 

 

SOURCE: p. 22 - Kinder Institute for Urban Research, 2012 Houston Education Survey

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Laura Isensee

Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for KUHF, including K-12 and higher education.

Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and regularly contributed to WLRN, the local NPR affiliate and Miami Herald news partner...