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Independent, objective, nonpartisan research

Some findings of the current survey:

  • A strong majority of Californians favor Governor Brown’s K-12 funding proposal, which would direct extra money to lower-income and English Learner students.
  • Most Californians believe that targeting funds in this way will improve the academic achievement of disadvantaged students.
  • An overwhelming majority also favor giving local school districts more flexibility over how state money is spent.

Job Approval Ratings:
Governor Brown [PDF]
California State Legislature [PDF]

Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings:
Governor Brown [XLS]
California State Legislature [XLS]

This survey was supported with funding from The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation, The Silver Giving Foundation, and the Stuart Foundation.


Topics

K–12 Education Political Landscape Statewide Survey
Public Policy Institute of California