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Schools yes, tax hikes no, statewide poll shows

posted Apr 28, 2011, 8:47 PM by Gary Jones   [ updated Apr 29, 2011, 9:47 AM ]

A new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California found deep concern among Californians about the state of public schools - and the potential impact of further cuts. State residents "really want to protect K-12 education and they're really reluctant about raising taxes," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. He said the poll shows how tough it will be to sell fickle voters on taxes even to stave off cuts to popular state programs.

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