Some findings of the current survey:
- Most Californians say that state funding for local schools is inadequate; solid majorities favor a Proposition 30 income tax increase extension and state and local school bonds.
- Democrats and Republicans are divided on the Common Core standards. Still, a majority of Californians are confident that Common Core will help prepare students for college and careers.
- While few Californians have heard of the Local Control Funding Formula, a solid majority are supportive after being read a short description of the policy.
- Californians are concerned about preschool affordability; most favor using some of the state budget surplus to fund early childhood education programs.