In a new poll from PACE/Rossier, California voters said that their top education priority was reducing gun violence in schools, with more than half of respondents saying it was “very important.” College affordability was also identified as a pressing issue in education.
PACE in the News
Orange County Register
Los Angeles Daily News
School safety and college affordability are the most pressing issues in education, California voters said in a recently released poll.
Long Beach Press-Telegram
The Long Beach Press-Telegram quotes a new PACE/Rossier poll of registered California voters that identified key education issues facing the state:
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School safety and college affordability are the most pressing issues in education, California voters said in a new poll led by researchers at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education and the independent research group Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE).
The annual poll has been conducted since 2012.
Annual poll of California voters, led by researchers at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education and the independent research group Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), identified five top education issues:
Californians overwhelmingly support Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent proposals to increase funding for all levels of education and are optimistic that he and the legislature can work together to accomplish a lot, a new poll found.
A new poll conducted by the University of Southern California in collaboration with the Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) shows that California voters view reducing gun violence in schools as the top educational issue facing the state, though there was less agreement on how lawmakers should address the issue. The poll, found reducing gun violence in schools was the top issue for Democratic respondents, and second among Republicans.
A recent poll of 2,000 registered voters released by the nonprofit policy and research organization PACE and the USC Rossier School of Education, ranked making schools safe from gun violence and college affordability the most important education issues in California
The article also cites studies in the Getting Down to Facts reports, released by PACE last fall, which document the need and benefits of early education in the state.