Budapest, March 21 (MTI) – Some 78 percent of Hungarians interviewed by think-tank Századvég concerning public schooling want the government and teachers to negotiate to resolve their standoff.
Altogether 92 percent of the think-tank’s sample identifying as right wing and 78 percent of self-declared centrists backed talks as a solution.
Taking the leftist opposition, 51 percent of Socialist supporters and 61 percent of LMP voters also backed talks while 51 percent of Democratic Coaltion supporters and 73 percent of Együtt supporters said they considered continued demonstrations as the right path for teachers to take.
Some 80 percent of swing voters said they also supported the talks.
Fully 60 percent of those interviewed said they were against parents refusing to take their children to school by way of protest and 36 percent said they agreed with this method.
The representative survey was conducted between March 16 and 18.