According to a new Civitas Flash Poll, Wake County parents and residents overwhelmingly oppose the firing of Tony Tata as Superintendent of the Wake County Public Schools. Fifty-nine percent of voters oppose the board’s firing of Tata. Parents of children in the school system disapprove of the board’s action by a 2 to 1 margin, 63 percent to 31 percent.
The survey also found 56 percent of Wake County voters disapprove of the job being done by the Wake County Board of Education, while 28 percent approved of the school board’s performance.
The poll, of 400 registered voters in Wake County was taken September 26th and has a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percent.