Almost three-quarters of people are opposed to the teachers strike, according to the Department of Education
A spokeswoman said 70% of people were against industrial action or believed teachers should not be allowed to strike at all.
It is disappointing that the NUT and NASUWT are striking over the Government's measures to allow heads to pay good teachers more.
In a recent poll, 61% of respondents supported linking teachers' pay to performance and 70% either opposed the strikes or believed that teachers should not be allowed to strike at all.
All strikes will do is disrupt parents' lives, hold back children's education and damage the reputation of the profession.
The teachers' unions argue their members are walking out because of cuts to their pay, higher pension contributions and poor working conditions.
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