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Californians rate public colleges highly and back giving them more state dollars, survey shows

Most Californians give high marks to their public universities and colleges but worry they are too expensive, according to a statewide survey released Thursday.

The majority of Californians surveyed by the Public Policy Institute of California support more money for public higher education, but they disagree over how to raise it. Three-fourths reject tuition increases — which are being considered for next year by the University of California and Cal State...