A Gallup poll shows that 48% of Americans say they have "a great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in higher education, down from 57% in 2015. The data show the widest gap was for Republicans with 39% expressing confidence in colleges and universities, a drop from 56% in 2015.
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