Some findings of the current survey:
- Californians give high grades to their public higher education systems but are worried about increased student costs and state budget cuts.
- State leaders get record low approval ratings for their handling of higher education: 21 percent for Governor Schwarzenegger and 16 percent for the state legislature.
- Sixty-seven percent of Latino parents of children aged 18 or younger are very worried about being able to afford a college education, while 38 percent of white parents say the same.
This survey was supported with funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.