McIntyre Popularity On A Downward Spiral

By Focus Staff The Knoxville Focus poll tested the favorability and unfavorability ratings for Superintendent of Schools Jim McIntyre. The results among likely voters indicates a trend of falling popularity for McIntyre.  Only one district in Knox County showed...
Knox Countians Support Vouchers

Knox Countians Support Vouchers

By Focus Staff This week’s Knoxville Focus poll posed the question, “Do you support Governor Haslam’s proposal to create a school voucher program for students who attend a failing school?” Almost 57% of likely voters responded “yes.” Just over 43% said they did not....
Knox Countians Oppose Common Core

Knox Countians Oppose Common Core

By Focus Staff This week’s Focus poll posed the question, “Do you support or oppose the Common Core curriculum for public schools?” Better than 60% of Knox Countians say they oppose the Common Core curriculum. The district with the most support for Common Core was the...